MONTREAL – The Montreal Canadiens announced today that right winger James T. Wyman has been called up from the AHL Hamilton Bulldogs. Wyman will join the Canadiens today in Montreal for tonight’s game against the Columbus Blue Jackets.
Wyman, 23, participated in his second training camp with the Canadiens last September. He played in one of the club’s seven preseason games, before being assigned to Hamilton on September 21. In 19 games this season with the Bulldogs, the 6’02’’, 199 lbs forward recorded 9 points (3 goals, 6 assists), with a +1 plus/minus differential, 49 shots on goal and 4 penalty minutes.
Wyman was the Canadiens’ fourth round selection (third pick – 100th overall) in the 2004 NHL Entry Draft. He played in 52 games with the Bulldogs last season, registering 11 points (6 goals, 5 assists), while posting a +16 plus/minus differential and totalling 8 penalty minutes.
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