It's been six
years since the IceHogs joined the American Hockey League. The sparkplug of that team was Martin St.
Pierre. This season he's back with the
Hogs hoping to play that same role.
In 2007-08 St.
Pierrre had 88 points to lead the IceHogs and rank second in the entire
"He brings a tremendous amount of skill and vision to the ice," says IceHogs Coach Ted Dent. "Hopefully he can help improve our power play is one thing that he can bring to the table."
Since that first season with the Hogs St. Pierre has been around. He's played with three other AHL teams. He's had brief stints in the NHL with the Bruins, and Senators. He's also played in
"Obviously it's a great organization to bcome back to, and I had a good successful year here in '07-08, so it was a no-brainer coming back, especially with the lockout," says St. Pierre.
"I want to be the go-to guy at game time if we're down one goal or up one goal..take that defensive zone draw, but I'm still the quarterback on the power play," says St. Pierre. "I still want to be sccussfulon the power play. "
"I've been fortunate enough with different organizations from
It's seems the only
thing different about
"I'm just going through a phase I think," joked St. Pierre. "I had long hair when I played junior and told myself before I get 30 years old, I've got one more year, so I try to grow the hair out before I mature a little bit."