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Official Release: Bulldogs Release Duffy, MacAulay

BULLDOGS RELEASE DUFFY AND MACAULAY

Hamilton Bulldogs Press Release

MONTREAL, QUEBEC – Montreal Canadiens and Hamilton Bulldogs General Manager Marc Bergevin announced today the Bulldogs have released forwards Ben Duffy and Stephen MacAulay from their standard players’ contracts. The two forwards will both move on to play in Canadian Interuniversity Sport while pursuing educational opportunities.

Ben Duffy (Image QMI)
Ben Duffy (Image QMI)

Duffy split this season between the Bulldogs and ECHL’s Wheeling Nailers. In 15 games with Hamilton, the 21-year-old recorded two assists and no penalty minutes. In six games with Wheeling, the Lower Sackville, Nova Scotia native recorded six points (four goals, two assists) and no penalty minutes. The 5’10”, 177-pound 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 11th, 2013.

MacAulay also split this season between the Bulldogs and Nailers. In eight games with Hamilton, the 21-year-old recorded two points (one goal, one assist) and no penalty minutes. In 12 games with Wheeling, the Cole Harbour, Nova Scotia native recorded two assists and 14 penalty minutes. The 6’2”, 191-pound forward split the 2012-2013 season between the Saint John Sea Dogs and Halifax Mooseheads of the QMJHL. In 34 regular season games with Saint John, he recorded 36 points (18 goals, 18 assists) and 36 penalty minutes. In 25 regular season games with Halifax, he recorded 26 points (13 goals, 13 assists) and 16 penalty minutes. Originally drafted by the St. Louis Blues in the sixth round (164th overall) in the 2010 National Hockey League Entry Draft, he was signed to a one-year contract by the Bulldogs on July 8th, 2013.

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Bulldogs Recall Duffy from Wheeling, Sign Zurevinski to PTO

BULLDOGS RECALL DUFFY, SIGN ZUREVINSKI TO 25-GAME PTO

By: Hamilton Bulldogs
12/05/2013 1:40 PM –
MONTREAL, QUEBEC – Montreal Canadiens and Hamilton Bulldogs General Manager Marc Bergevin announced today the Bulldogs have recalled forward Ben Duffy from the ECHL’s Wheeling Nailers and have signed forward Scott Zurevinski to a 25-game professional try out contract.

Wheeling-Nailers-vs-Reading-0283-610x400Duffy has split the 2013-2014 season between Hamilton and Wheeling. In 13 games with Hamilton, the Lower Sackville, Nova Scotia native has recorded two assists and no penalty minutes. In three games with Wheeling, the 5’10”, 177-pound forward has recorded three points (two goals, one assist) and no penalty minutes. The 21-year-old 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.

Zurevinski has spent the entire 2013-2014 season to date with Wheeling. In 16 games, the Saskatoon, Saskatchewan native has recorded six points (three goals, three assists) and 26 penalty minutes. In 49 games with Wheeling last season, the 6’3”, 215-pound forward recorded 25 points (12 goals, 13 assists) and 46 penalty minutes. In eight career American Hockey League games, the 25-year-old has recorded no points and 11 penalty minutes.

Hamilton’s next game is scheduled for tomorrow, Friday, December 6th, when they will visit the Lake Erie Monsters at 7:30 p.m. at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio. The ‘Dogs return to Copps Coliseum on Sunday, December 8th when they will host the Monsters at 3:00 p.m.

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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.