Blue Jackets Reassign F Maxime Fortier to Cleveland
Montreal native posted 12-13-25 in 21 appearances for Jacksonville this season
The AHL’s Cleveland Monsters announced Monday that the team’s NHL affiliate, the Columbus Blue Jackets, reassigned forward Maxime Fortier to Cleveland from the ECHL’s Jacksonville IceMen. A 5’10”, 183 lb. right-handed native of Montreal, QC, Fortier, 21, appeared in one game for the Monsters earlier this season and added 12-13-25 with four penalty minutes and a +5 rating in 21 appearances for Jacksonville in 2018-19.
Prior to his professional career, Fortier contributed 104-166-270 with 118 penalty minutes and a -5 rating in 263 appearances for the QMJHL’s Halifax Mooseheads spanning parts of five seasons from 2014-18.
Next up for the Monsters, it’s a Wednesday road clash vs. the Belleville Senators with full coverage, live from CAA Arena in Belleville, ON, underway at 7:00 pm on Alt 99.1, AHLTV and the Monsters Hockey Network.