SAN ANTONIO (August 7, 2013) – San Antonio Rampage General Manager Mike Santos announced today that the club has signed former AHL All-Star Philippe Cornet to an AHL contract.
Cornet, 23, joins the Rampage after having played the majority of the last three seasons for the Oklahoma City Barons. The 6-foot, 196-pound forward tallied 15 goals and 18 assists in 46 games for the Barons last season, along with 23 points (nine goals, 14 assists) for the Stockton Thunder of the ECHL. Cornet led the Barons with 24 goals during the 2010-11 season and earned a spot on the AHL All-Star Team for his efforts. In all, Cornet has tallied 46 goals and 47 assists in 173 games for the Barons in his first three professional seasons (2010-13). Cornet has also recorded four goals and 12 assists in 31 AHL playoff games.
The Val-Senneville, P.Q., native was drafted in the fifth-round (133rd overall) of the 2008 NHL Entry Draft by the Edmonton Oilers and made his NHL debut during the 2011-12 season, tallying one assist in two games for the Oilers. Prior to turning pro, Cornet played four seasons in the QMJHL and recorded a total of 87 goals and 137 assists in 235 games (2006-10).
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