MONTREAL – The Montreal Canadiens announced Tuesday that defenseman Shawn Belle has been recalled from the AHL Hamilton Bulldogs.
Belle, 24, participated in his second training camp with the Canadiens last September. He played in three of the club’s seven preseason games, before being released on September 21. The 6’01’’, 240 lbs defenseman played in 60 games with the Bulldogs last season. He registered 13 points (3 goals, 10 assists), posted a +19 plus/minus differential and totalled 93 penalty minutes.
Belle was acquired from the Minnesota Wild on July 11, 2008. He played in nine career NHL regular season games in 2006-07.See also:Habs Notebook - Oct. 13, 2009 Canadiens assign Yannick Weber to Hamilton Habs this week - Oct. 12, 2009 Vote for the Play of the weekWhat's your Top 10?The Streak is On! contestThe Voice of the Fans