Frederic St-Denis called up from Hamilton
MONTREAL –The Montreal Canadiens announced Wednesday that defenseman Frédéric St-Denis has been recalled from the AHL Hamilton Bulldogs.
The 26-year old defenseman recorded 28 points (3 goals and 25 assists) in 52 games with the Bulldogs thus far this season. St-Denis scored two of his goals on the powerplay and added 101 shots on goal.
Assigned to the Bulldogs on December 9, the 5’11’’ and 182 lbs defenseman played eight games with the Canadiens in 2011-12, including his first NHL game on November 16 against the Carolina Hurricanes. St-Denis scored his first career NHL goal on December 8 against the Vancouver Canucks. He recorded four shots on goal, three blocked shots and displayed a +1 plus/minus differential, while playing an average of 11 minutes and 48 seconds per game.
A native of Greenfield Park, Quebec, St-Denis signed with the Canadiens as a free agent on July 1, 2010.