The Ducks announced Monday that Cousineau had signed a one-year deal (accepted qualifying offer) to remain with the club. Per team policy, no financial terms of the deal were disclosed.
Cousineau had an eventful 2011-12 campaign, spending time in the Central Hockey League, American Hockey League, and East Coast Hockey League. In the AHL with the Syracuse Crunch he went 3-2-0 with a 3.32 goals against average and a 0.904 save percentage. In the ECHL with the Elmira Jackals he went 0-1-0 with a 4.08 GAA and a 0.879 SV%. Lastly, in the CHL with the Allen Americans he went 16-4-4 with a 2.53 GAA and a 0.918 SV%.
In 2010-11, Cousineau’s first pro season, he went 21-16-5 with a 3.23 GAA and a 0.898 SV% while playing with the Jackals.
The 22-year old was selected by the Ducks in the third round of the 2008 National Hockey League Draft.
The Sea Dogs acquired Cousineau during the 2009-2010 holiday trading period from the PEI Rocket. He helped the team reach the President’s Cup final for the first time in team history, a final that saw the SEa Dogs fall in six games to the Moncton Wildcats. He had a 15-5-0 record with Saint John in the second half of the regular season and produced a 2.36 GAA and a 0.914 SV%. He went 14-7 with a 2.80 GAA and a .911 SV% in the playoffs.