The Atlanta Gladiators of the ECHL signed Louick Marcotte from the Wheeling Nailers on Thursday. In addition to the Nailers, Marcotte played for the Wichita Thunder and Fort Wayne Komets of the ECHL in 2017-18. He had 14 goals and 19 assists for 33 points, 39 penalty minutes and was a +6 in 48 regular season games.
A right winger, Marcotte shoots right and is 23 years old. He is 6'1" and 210 pounds.
This will be Marcotte's fourth season in the ECHL. Prior to playing with the Wichita Thunder, Nailers and Komets last year, Marcotte played with the Adirondack Thunder in 2015-16 and the Wichita Thunder in 2016-17.
Marcotte also had an excellent junior hockey career in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League. In 2013-14, he had 100 points as he had 42 goals and 58 assists for the Val D'Or Foreurs. Marcotte also helped the Foreurs reach the Memorial Cup that season as he had 12 goals and 25 assists for 37 points in 24 QMJHL playoff games and then had one assist in four games at the 2014 Memorial Cup in London, Ontario. The Foreurs reached the semi-finals before losing 4-3 to the eventual champion, the Edmonton Oil Kings in triple overtime. While in the QMJHL, Marcotte also played three seasons with the Prince Edward Island Rocket and one season with the Gatineau Olympiques.
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