Press release

Canadiens Recall Forward Michael Bournival from Hamilton

Forward had one goal in two games this weekend


MONTREAL, QUE. – Montreal Canadiens and Hamilton Bulldogs general manager Marc Bergevin announced today the Canadiens have recalled forward Michael Bournival from the Bulldogs.

Bournival has played in two games with the Bulldogs this season, recording one goal. The 22-year-old split the 2013-14 season between the Canadiens and Bulldogs. In 60 regular season games with Montreal, the 5-11, 196-pound forward recorded 14 points (seven goals, seven assists) and 18 penalty minutes. In three regular season games with Hamilton, the Shawinigan, Que. native recorded three points (two goals, one assist) and two penalty minutes. In 74 career American Hockey League regular season games with the ‘Dogs, he has recorded 34 points (13 goals, 21 assists) and 28 penalty minutes.

Bournival was originally selected by the Colorado Avalanche in the third round (71st overall) in the 2010 NHL Entry Draft. He was acquired by the Canadiens from the Avalanche in exchange for defenceman Ryan O’Byrne on Nov. 11, 2010.

Hamilton returns to game action on Friday, Oct. 24 when the club will visit the Toronto Marlies at Ricoh Coliseum at 7 p.m. The ‘Dogs will be back at home on Saturday, Oct. 25 when they’ll host the San Antonio Rampage at FirstOntario Centre at 7 p.m.

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