The Checkers today signed forward Cedric Lacroix to a two-way, AHL contract.

The 24-year-old completed his first pro season a year ago, leading the ECHL’s Wheeling Nailers in goals (22), ranking fourth on the team in points (42) and ranking sixth in the league with 215 penalty minutes. The undrafted Lacroix also appeared in one AHL contest for the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins and lit the lamp twice in his debut.

A Quebec native, Lacroix spent four years at the University of Maine where he accumulated 40 points (21g, 19a) and 155 penalty minutes in 145 games.