Habs call up Kostitsyn

Sunday, 11.12.2006 / 12:00 AM ET / News
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Habs call up Kostitsyn


MONTREAL - Canadiens GM Bob Gainey announced Sunday that forward Andrei Kostitsyn has been recalled from the Hamilton Bulldogs of the American Hockey League.

Kostitsyn, 21, collected eight points (one goal, seven assists) in 11 games with the Bulldogs this season. The 6-foot, 205-pound right winger has a plus/minus of plus-6 and has registered nine penalty minutes.

Kostitsyn will join the team Sunday night in Ottawa, and will participate in Monday’s practice at Scotiabank Place.