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Former NHL goaltender Riendeau named assistant GM of Hamilton Bulldogs @NHLdotcom

HAMILTON - Former NHL goaltender Vincent Riendeau has been named as an assistant general manager of the American Hockey League's Hamilton Bulldogs.

The 48-year-old joined the Montreal Canadiens organization as Hamilton's goaltending consultant in June 2012.

The St. Hyacinthe, Que., native played in 184 games over eight seasons with the Canadiens, St. Louis Blues, Detroit Red Wings and Boston Bruins, recording a record of 85-65-20.

He joined the Toronto Maple Leafs as a goaltending consultant after his retirement in 2001, then joined the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League's Cape Breton Screaming Eagles as goaltending coach in 2004-05.

He spent four seasons with Cape Breton as goaltending coach, and assumed the role of assistant general manager for the last two seasons (2006-08).

Riendeau will remain Hamilton's goaltending coach and will oversee daily hockey operations.

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