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Bulldogs Reassign Duffy to Wheeling, Sign Owens to PTO

BULLDOGS SIGN OWENS TO PTO; DUFFY ASSIGNED TO WHEELING

Hamilton Bulldogs Media Release
11/28/2013 6:36 PM –

MONTREAL, QUEBEC – Montreal Canadiens and Hamilton Bulldogs General Manager Marc Bergevin announced today the Bulldogs have signed forward Jordan Owens to a 25-game professional try out contract. The Bulldogs have also assigned forward Ben Duffy to the ECHL’s Wheeling Nailers.

JordanOwensCTIn 17 games with the ECHL’s South Carolina Stingrays this season, Owens has recorded 17 points (seven goals, 10 assists) and eight penalty minutes. The 27-year-old forward spent the 2012-2013 season with Soenderjyske in Denmark. In 31 regular season games, he recorded 31 points (13 goals, 18 assists) and 39 penalty minutes. The Toronto, Ontario native has played 311 career American Hockey League games, recording 111 points (37 goals, 74 assists) and 347 penalty minutes.

In 13 games with Hamilton this season, Duffy has recorded two assists and no penalty minutes. The 21-year-old forward spent the 2012-2013 season with the Prince Edward Island Rocket of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League. In 68 regular season games, he recorded 110 points (39 goals, 71 assists) and four penalty minutes. He was signed to a one-year contract by the Bulldogs on July 11, 2013.

Hamilton’s next game is scheduled for tomorrow, Friday, November 29th, when they will host the Toronto Marlies (AHL affiliate of the Toronto Maple Leafs) at 7:30 p.m. at Copps Coliseum. Friday’s game will be broadcast live in high definition on Cable 14.

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