Canadiens recall Ryan O'Byrne from the Hamilton Bulldogs
/ Montréal Canadiens
MONTREAL – The Canadiens announced Monday that defenseman Ryan O’Byrne has been recalled from the AHL’s Hamilton Bulldogs.
O’Byrne, assigned to the Bulldogs on December 31, 2008, scored five points (one goal, four assists), posted a plus-7 rating and served 27 penalty minutes in 13 games this season with Hamilton. The 6-foot-6, 228-pound blueliner, who started the season in Montreal, collected three points (three assists) with 23 penalty minutes in 22 games with the Canadiens in 2008-09.
O'Byrne, 24, was a Canadiens third round selection, 79th overall, in the 2003 NHL Entry Draft.