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Canadiens assign 16 players to the Hamilton Bulldogs

by Staff Writer / Montréal Canadiens

MONTREAL -- The Montreal Canadiens announced Monday that 16 players were assigned to the AHL Hamilton Bulldogs. The Canadiens also announced that forward Louis Leblanc (Montreal – QMJHL) and defenseman Jarred Tinordi (London – OHL) were returned to their respective team.

The  Bulldogs will be leaving on Tuesday, September 28 for Newfoundland where they will hold training camp until October 3, including three preseason games against the Binghamton Senators. The Canadiens will play tonight the fifth of seven preseason games against the Florida Panthers, at the Bell Centre.

Here are the 16 players assigned to Hamilton:

Goaltender (1)
Robert Mayer

Defensemen (7)
Neil Petruic
Kyle Klubertanz
Brendon Nash
Frédéric St-Denis
David Urquhart
Sébastien Bisaillon
Marc-Antoine Desnoyers

Forwards (8)
Alexander Avtsin
James T. Wyman
Jimmy Bonneau
Andrew Conboy
Dany Massé
Olivier Fortier
Ian Schultz
Aaron Palushaj

Thirty-six (36) players are still at training camp, including four (4) goaltenders, eleven (11) defensemen and twenty-one (21) forwards. The list of injured players at camp includes; Curtis Sanford (lower body), Andrei Markov (knee) and Roman Hamrlik (knee), Hunter Bishop (upper body), Max Pacioretty (upper body) and Ryan Russell (lower body).

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