By: Hamilton Bulldogs
04/18/2013 5:59 AM
HAMILTON, ONT – Montreal Canadiens and Hamilton Bulldogs General Manager Marc Bergevin announced today that the Canadiens have reassigned defenceman Nathan Beaulieu to the Bulldogs.
Beaulieu, 20, who was on recall for the second time this season with the Canadiens, has played six games with Montreal posting two assists and a +5 rating. Beaulieu has played 64 games for the Bulldogs this season recording 28 points (7 goals, 21 assists) and 56 penalty minutes and leads the team in assists. The native of Strathroy, Ontario played four seasons for the Saint John Sea Dogs of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League registering 152 points (37 goals, 115 assists), a +124 rating and 206 penalty minutes in 233 regular season games. The 6’2”, 194-pound defenceman played 61 post-season games over four seasons for the Sea Dogs notching 48 points (12 goals, 36 assists), a +35 rating and 82 penalty minutes while helping Saint John capture the 2011 Memorial Cup. Beaulieu was originally selected by the Canadiens in the first round, 17th overall in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft.
The Bulldogs’ next game is against the St. John’s IceCaps at Copps Coliseum on Friday, April 19th at 7:30 p.m. The game will air on Cable 14. All ‘Dogs games will be broadcast on Hamilton's Funny 820 (AM 820). Fans can also listen to and watch all 'Dogs games on www.hamiltonbulldogs.com. Live coverage with the broadcast team of Play-By-Play Announcer Derek Wills (all home and away games) and Colour Commentator Al Craig (all home and select away games) will begin with the Pioneer Pre-Game Show 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time.
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