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Habs acquire Dominic Moore

by Staff Writer / Montréal Canadiens

MONTREAL ---Montreal Canadiens’ General Manager Pierre Gauthier announced Thursday the
acquisition of forward Dominic Moore from the Florida Panthers, in return for the Canadiens’ second round selection in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft.

The 29-year old Moore suited up for 48 games this season with the Florida Panthers recording 17 points (8 goals and 9 assists), serving 35 penalty minutes and shooting 81 times on the opposing net. The 6’ and 196 lbs centerman scored two of his goals with the man advantage and added another goal playing shorthanded.

A native of Sarnia, Ontario, Moore earned 117 points (43 goals, 74 assists) in 353 regular season games in the NHL with the New York Rangers, Pittsburgh Penguins, Minnesota Wild, Toronto Maple Leafs, Buffalo Sabres and Florida Panthers.

Moore was a third round selection, 95th overall, by the New York Rangers in the 2000 NHL Entry Draft.

A Harvard graduate, Moore played with Crimson from 1999 to 2003 and was voted to the ECAC All-Rookie Team in 2000, a member of the ECAC Second All-Star Team in 2001. In 2003, he was selected to the ECAC First All-Star Team and the NCAA East First All-American Team.

The Canadiens also announced tonight that forward Ben Maxwell has been assigned to the AHL Hamilton Bulldogs. Maxwell, 21, was held pointless in eight games with the Canadiens this season. He had been recalled from Hamilton on January 24.

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