Syracuse, N.Y. – The Syracuse Crunch have released forward Pierre-Luc Mercier from his professional try-out agreement and he has rejoined the Thunder in advance of tonight's game in Manchester.
Mercier, 25, signed in the AHL for the first time during the regular season after he spent training camp with the Binghamton Devils in September 2017. Mercier has amassed 34 points (13-21-34) from 53 games with the Thunder this season and is one of two players to appear in every regular season game to date. The Montreal, PQ native is currently in his first professional season after he appeared in 157 games in his collegiate career at Bowling Green University, where he amassed 76 points (22-54-76) in four seasons of play.
The Thunder are back in action this evening as they visit the division-leading Manchester Monarchs. Visit ECHLThunder.com or call 518-480-3355 x1 for tickets to upcoming Thunder home games.