Habs make first cuts
MONTREAL – The Montreal Canadiens announced Monday that three players have been reassigned to their junior team, and seven players have been assigned to the AHL Hamilton Bulldogs.
Forward Olivier Archambault (Drummondville – QMJHL), defensemen Morgan Ellis (Cape Breton – QMJHL) and Nathan Beaulieu (St. John’s – QMJHL) have been returned to their respective junior team.
Forwards Alexander Avtsin, Andrew Conboy and Dany Massé, as well as defensemen Mark Mitera and Joe Stejskal, and goaltenders Robert Mayer and Peter Delmas have been assigned to the Hamilton Bulldogs.
There are still 45 players at camp, including ten players sidelined due to injuries: Andrei Markov, Hunter Bishop, Brendon Nash, David Desharnais, Lars Eller, Olivier Fortier, Louis Leblanc, Joonas Nattinen, Ryan White and Ian Schultz.
Canadiens will play tonight the sixth of their eight preseason games hosting the Boston Bruins, at the Bell Centre.
The Hamilton Bulldogs’ training camp will get underway tomorrow at the Bell Sports Complex in Brossard.
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