MONTREAL - The Montreal Canadiens announced Thursday that forward Kyle Chipchura has been assigned to the AHL's Hamilton Bulldogs. He will report to Hamilton tonight.
Last season, the 22-year old centreman compiled 11 points (four goals, seven assists) and 10 penalty minutes in 36 games with the Canadiens. He finished the 2007-08 campaign with Hamilton, posting 21 points (10 goals, 11 assists) and serving 27 penalty minutes in 39 AHL contests.
Chipchura has not played a regular season game thus far this season. He participated in four preseason games, recording a goal.
The Bulldogs play their next game on Friday, October 17 against the Hartford Wolf Pack, in Hamilton.