Habs call up Louis Leblanc
ANAHEIM -- The Montreal Canadiens announced Monday that forward Louis Leblanc has been recalled from the AHL Hamilton Bulldogs.
In his first season at the professional level, the 20-year old centerman ranks tied for second on the Bulldogs with four goals and 10 points in 14 games so far this season. Leblanc scored two of his goals on the powerplay and added 48 shots on goal.
The 6-foot, 184-pound Pointe-Claire native recorded 58 points (26 goals and 32 assists) along with 100 penalty minutes in 51 games with the QMJHL Montreal Junior in 2010-11.
The Canadiens’ first round selection, 18th overall in the 2009 NHL Entry Draft, Leblanc signed a 3-year contract with the club on July 30, 2010.
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