MONTREAL– The Montreal Canadiens announced friday that centreman Ben Maxwell has been assigned to the AHL Hamilton Bulldogs.
Maxwell, 21, was held pointless in 12 games with the Canadiens this season, recording six shots on goal and averaging 8:48 minutes of ice time per game.
Maxwell is currently fourth on the Bulldogs’ scoring list with 43 points (16 goals, 27 assists) in 55 games. He also recorded 129 shots on goal, served 20 penalty minutes, while posting a +12 plus/minus differential. Five of his tallies were scored on the power play.
A native of North Vancouver, B.C., Maxwell was the Canadiens’ second pick (second round, 49th overall) in the 2006 NHL Entry Draft.See alsoHabs prevail in shootoutA friendly reminder Hearting Halak Bulldogs Report – March 10, 2010 Go time for Gomez