MONTREAL --The Montreal Canadiens announced today that defenseman P.K. Subban
recalled from the AHL Hamilton Bulldogs. Subban will be at practice this morning, and will be available for tonight’s game against the Washington Capitals at the Bell Centre.
Subban, 20, had been recalled from Hamilton for the first time this season on February 11. The 6’00’’, 206 lbs defenseman played two games with the Canadiens, and recorded two points (0-2-2).
Subban ranked third in scoring with the Bulldogs this season, third amongst AHL defensemen with 53 points in 77 regular season games (18 goals, 35 assists). The Toronto native scored 11 powerplay goals, added 188 shots on goal and 82 penalty minutes, and maintained a +46 plus/minus differential.
Subban contributed to the Bulldogs victory over the Manitoba Moose in the first round of the AHL playoffs. The Bulldogs eliminated the Moose in six games with a 3-2 overtime win last night in Hamilton. Subban led the Bulldogs with nine playoff points (3 goals, 6 assists), including two game-winning goals. He led the Bulldogs in playoff points, tied for fifth in the AHL. See also:Game preview #6: Canadiens-Capitals In it to win it Power-play busters Five Keys to the Game: Habs-Caps #6