MONTREAL – The Montreal Canadiens announced today that left winger Gregory Stewart has been assigned to the AHL Hamilton Bulldogs for conditioning purposes. Stewart will join the Bulldogs today in Winnipeg for the first of a 2-game series against the Manitoba Moose on Friday, November 20.
Stewart, 23, was the Canadiens’ seventh pick (eighth round, 246th overall) of the 2004 NHL Entry Draft. The 6’02’’, 197 lbs forward was held pointless in five games with the Canadiens this season. He also recorded four shots on goal and served 11 penalty minutes. In 26 NHL career games he registered one point (0-1-1), recorded 22 shots on goal and 48 penalty minutes.
Stewart recorded 34 points (17-17-34) in 120 games with the Bulldogs in 2007-08 and 2008-09. He added 307 penalty minutes, while posting an even plus/minus differential.See alsoWhich team was the best of all-time?Bulldogs Report - Nov. 18, 2009 The Streak is on!Canadiens assign Mathieu Carle to the Bulldogs