Habs assign Chipchura to Hamilton
MONTREAL -- The Canadiens announced Tuesday that forward Kyle Chipchura has been assigned the AHL’s Hamilton Bulldogs.
Chipchura, who played 11:26 minutes Monday in his first game with the Canadiens this season, started the campaign in Montreal before joining the Bulldogs on October 16. In 2008-09, Chipchura scored one goal in four pre-season games with the Canadiens, while posting one assist and a plus-1 rating in two games with the Bulldogs.
Last season, the 22-year-old centreman compiled 11 points (4 goals, 7 assists) and 10 penalty minutes in 36 games with the Canadiens. He finished the 2007-08 campaign with Hamilton, notching 21 points (10 goals, 11 assists) and serving 27 penalty minutes in 39 AHL contests.