MONTREAL - The Montreal Canadiens announced today that defenseman P.K. Subban
has been called up from the AHL Hamilton Bulldogs. Subban will join the Canadiens tonight in Philadelphia for tomorrow’s game against the Flyers.
Subban, 20, took part in 52 games with the Bulldogs this season. The 6’00’’, 206 lbs defenseman is third on the Bulldogs’ scoring list with 39 points (11-28-39) while maintaining a +29 plus/minus differential. Subban also recorded 131 shots on goal and served 58 penalty minutes. Seven of his goals were scored on the power play. Subban is also third amongst AHL defensemen for points.
Earlier this season Subban tallied the game decisive goal in a shootout at the AHL All-Star game.
A native of Toronto, Subban was the Canadiens’ third pick (second round, 43rd overall) in the 2007 NHL Entry Draft.See alsoThe ultimate warrior Tommy on the spot Bulldogs report - Feb.10, 2010