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ROSTER UPDATE | Canadiens and IceCaps Transaction Summary

A number of callups, reassignments , and PTO/ATO updates have occurred betwee the Montreal Canadiens and St. John’s IceCaps in the past 48 hours.  Listed below is a summary of all roster news and information.

April 4 2016 Transaction Summary

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IceCaps sign Bourque to ATO
SIMON BOURQUE JOINS TEAM FROM RIMOUSKI

ST. JOHN’S, NL (April 4, 2016) – Montreal Canadiens and St. John’s IceCaps General Manager Marc Bergevin announced today the IceCaps have signed defenceman Simon Bourque to a 25-Game Amateur Tryout contract (ATO).

Bourque, 19, has spent his entire three-year Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (QMJHL) career with the Rimouski Oceanic. In 2015-16, the six-foot-one, 184-pounder scored 12 goals and 46 points in 66 games.

The Longueuil, QC native was drafted by the Canadiens in the 6th round (177th overall) of the 2015 NHL Entry Draft.

 

de la Rose returns to St. John’s
JACOB DE LA ROSE JOINS ICECAPS AT HOME

ST. JOHN’S, NL (April 4, 2016) – Earlier today the Montreal Canadiens reassigned forward Jacob de la Rose to the IceCaps.

The 20-year-old registered an assist in 22 games with the Canadiens this season and has collected four goals and 11 points in 30 games with the IceCaps.

The Arvika, Sweden native was drafted by the Canadiens in the 2nd round (34th overall) of the 2013 NHL Entry Draft.

 

Yogan released from PTO
ANDREW YOGAN HEADS BACK TO CINCINNATI

ST. JOHN’S, NL (April 4, 2016) – Montreal Canadiens and St. John’s IceCaps General Manager Marc Bergevin announced today the IceCaps have released left-winger Andrew Yogan from a 25-game Professional Tryout contract (PTO).

The 24-year-old registered a goal and five points in 15 games with St. John’s. Yogan collected 40 points in 32 games with the ECHL’s Cincinnati Cyclones this season, after previous stints in 2015-16 with the American Hockey League’s Syracuse Crunch (two goals in four games) and Iowa Wild (four points in 16 games).

The six-foot-three, 205-pound native of Coral Springs, FL was drafted in the fourth round, 100th overall, by the New York Rangers in the 2010 NHL Entry Draft.

 

IceCaps Sign Addison to ATO
JEREMIAH ADDISON HEADS TO THE ROCK

ST. JOHN’S, NL (April 4, 2016) – Montreal Canadiens and St. John’s IceCaps General Manager Marc Bergevin announced today the IceCaps have signed left-winger Jeremiah Addison to a 25-Game Amateur Tryout contract (ATO).

Addison, 19, spent the past two seasons with the Ottawa 67’s of the Ontario Hockey League (OHL) and previous to that skated with the Saginaw Spirit for two campaigns. In 2015-16, the six-foot, 189-pounder scored 27 goals and 56 points in 66 games.

The Brampton, ON native was drafted by the Canadiens in the 7th round (207th overall) of the 2015 NHL Entry Draft.

 

Audette reassigned to IceCaps
DANIEL AUDETTE HEADS TO ST. JOHN’S FROM SHERBROOKE

ST. JOHN’S, NL (April 4, 2016) – Montreal Canadiens and St. John’s IceCaps General Manager Marc Bergevin announced today the Canadiens have reassigned centre Daniel Audette to the IceCaps from the Sherbooke Phoenix of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (QMJHL).

Audette, 19, has spent this entire four-year, junior career with the Phoenix, collecting 27 goals and 59 points in 52 games this season.

The five-foot-nine, 188-pounder from Blainville, QC was drafted by the Canadiens in the 5th round (147th overall) of the 2014 NHL Entry Draft.

 

John Scott and Ryan Johnston head to Habs
MICHAEL MCCARRON REASSIGNED TO ICECAPS

The Montreal Canadiens announced today they have recalled forward/defenceman John Scott and defenceman Ryan Johnston from the IceCaps and have reassigned forward Michael McCarron to St. John’s.

Scott, 33, has skated in 27 games with St. John’s, collecting two goals, four points and 85 penalty minutes. Earlier this season, the Edmonton native registered one assist and 25 penalty minutes in 11 games with the Arizona Coyotes of the NHL.

The six-foot-eight, 260-pound forward has posted five goals, 11 points and 542 penalty minutes in 285 career regular season games with the Minnesota Wild, Chicago Blackhawks, New York Rangers, Buffalo Sabres, San Jose Sharks and Coyotes.

Scott joined the Canadiens organization on January 15th along with defenceman Victor Bartley in a trade with Arizona for defenceman Jared Tinordi and forward Stefan Fournier. He was named MVP of the NHL Al-Star Game in January.

A product of the WCHA’s Michigan Tech Huskies, Scott totaled 19 points (7 goals, 12 assists) in 126 games at the collegiate level.

Johnston, 24, signed a two-year, two-way contract (2015-16 to 2016-17) with the Canadiens in July. The rookie pro has nine assists in 34 games with the IceCaps.

In 38 regular season games with the Colgate University Raiders of the ECAC in 2014-15, the five-foot-10, 180-pounder led all team defensemen in assists (14) and ranked tied for first in points (15). Johnston registered five goals and 42 points in 110 regular season games in his three seasons with Colgate from 2012 to 2015.

Johnston has no NHL experience.

McCarron, the Macomb, Michigan native has collected 34 points in 53 games with the IceCaps and registered a goal and an assist in 20 games with the Canadiens in 2015-16 – his first season of professional hockey.

Despite his lengthy stay in Montreal, McCarron still sits fifth in IceCaps team scoring and first among St. John’s freshmen.

The six-foot-six, 231-pounder was selected in the first round, 25th overall by the Canadiens in the 2013 NHL Entry Draft.

 

Bakker back to Wheeling
SHANE BAKKER RELEASED FROM PTO

ST. JOHN’S, NL (April 2, 2016) – Montreal Canadiens and St. John’s IceCaps General Manager Marc Bergevin announced today the IceCaps have released forward Shane Bakker from a 25-game Professional Tryout (PTO) contract.

Bakker, a six-foot-four, 210-pounder, registered a goal and 46 penalty minutes in 11 games with the IceCaps and earlier in the season, collected six assists in 20 games with the Wheeling Nailers of the ECHL.

 

Thrower returns to IceCaps
DALTON THROWER JOINS ST. JOHN’S AT MILE ONE

ST. JOHN’S, NL (April 2, 2016) – Montreal Canadiens and St. John’s IceCaps General Manager Marc Bergevin announced today the Canadiens have reassigned defenceman Dalton Thrower to the IceCaps from the Brampton Beast of the ECHL.

Thrower is scoreless in eight games with the IceCaps and has registered 20 penalty minutes.  The North Vancouver native has a goal, three assists and 60 penalty minutes in 29 contests with the Beast.

 

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ROSTER MOVE | IceCaps Recall Mac Bennett from Brampton

Bennett reassigned to IceCaps
MAC BENNETT CALLED UP FROM BRAMPTON

Mac Bennett (Photo by  Vincent Ethier)
Mac Bennett (Photo by Vincent Ethier)

St. John’s IceCaps Media Release

ST. JOHN’S, NL (February 26, 2016) – Montreal Canadiens and St. John’s IceCaps General Manager Marc Bergevin announced today the Canadiens have reassigned defenceman Mac Bennett to the IceCaps from the Brampton Beast of the ECHL.

The sophomore pro from Narragansett, RI has skated in 29 games with the IceCaps this season, registering a goal and three points, along with 28 penalty minutes. He also registered an assist in three games with the Beast.

The six-foot, 189-pound, Michigan University alumnus was drafted in the third round (79th overall) by the Canadiens in 2009.

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ROSTER MOVE: IceCaps Recall Defenceman Travis Brown from Beast

IceCaps Recall Travis Brown from Brampton
DEFENCEMAN BROWN CALLED UP FROM ECHL

Brown
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St. John’s IceCaps Media Release

ST. JOHN’S, NL (February 23, 2016) – Montreal Canadiens and St. John’s IceCaps General Manager Marc Bergevin announced today the IceCaps have recalled defenceman Travis Brown from the Brampton Beast of the ECHL.

The 21-year-old rookie has scored seven goals and 20 points in 51 games with the Beast this season.

Chosen originally by the Chicago Blackhawks with the 149th overall selection in the 2012 NHL Entry Draft, Brown signed a one-year, two-way American Hockey League contract with the IceCaps in August.

The six-foot-two, 200-pound blueliner split the previous four seasons between the Moose Jaw Warriors and Victoria Royals of the Western Hockey League (WHL).

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ROSTER MOVE | IceCaps Reassign Mac Bennett to Beast

Bennett reassigned to Brampton
DEFENCEMAN MAC BENNETT HEADS TO ECHL AFFILIATE

Mac Bennett (Photo by  Vincent Ethier)
Mac Bennett (Photo by Vincent Ethier)

St. John’s IceCaps Media Release

ST. JOHN’S, NL (February 18, 2016) – Montreal Canadiens and St. John’s IceCaps General Manager Marc Bergevin announced today the Canadiens have reassigned defenceman Mac Bennett from the IceCaps to the Brampton Beast of the ECHL.

The sophomore pro from Narragansett, RI has skated in 29 games with the IceCaps this season, registering a goal and three points, along with 28 penalty minutes. Bennett spent the entire 2014-15 season with the American Hockey League’s Hamilton Bulldogs.

The six-foot, 189-pound, Michigan University alumnus was drafted in the third round (79th overall) by the Canadiens in 2009.

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IceCaps Recall Brandon McNally and Angelo Miceli from Beast

McNally and Miceli recalled to IceCaps
FORWARDS RETURN TO ST. JOHN’S

McNally Miceli

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ST. JOHN’S, NL (February 3, 2016) – Montreal Canadiens and St. John’s IceCaps General Manager Marc Bergevin announced today the IceCaps have recalled forwards Brandon McNally and Angelo Miceli from the Brampton Beast of the ECHL.

McNally was signed by the IceCaps to an American Hockey League contract for the 2015-16 season in May. The 21-year-old has registered one goal and two assists in 23 games with St. John’s and an assist in six games with the Beast.

The IceCaps signed Miceli to an American Hockey League contract for the 2015-16 season in September. The 21-year-old has collected three goals and an assist in 16 games with the IceCaps and seven goals and 12 helpers in 24 games with the Beast.

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IceCaps Recall Tim Bozon and Dalton Thrower from Beast

Bozon and Thrower reassigned to IceCaps
PLAYERS RETURN FROM ECHL AFFILIATE

Bozon Thrower

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ST. JOHN’S, NL (February 3, 2016) – Montreal Canadiens and St. John’s IceCaps General Manager Marc Bergevin announced today the Canadiens have reassigned forward Tim Bozon and defenceman Dalton Thrower to the IceCaps from the Brampton Beast of the ECHL.

Bozon has played 10 games for the IceCaps and 14 for the Beast, recording an assist with the IceCaps and three goals and five assists the Beast. Thrower is scoreless in eight games with the IceCaps and has two helpers in seven contests with the Beast.

Thrower (second round) and Bozon (third round) were drafted by the Canadiens in 2012.

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Canadiens Recall de la Rose, Reassign Carr and Andrighetto

Andrighetto and Carr reassigned to IceCaps, de la Rose recalled to Canadiens
SVEN ANDRIGHETTO AND DANIEL CARR RETURN TO ST. JOHN’S

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ST. JOHN’S, NL — Forwards Sven Andrighetto and Daniel Carr have been reassigned to the IceCaps and forward Jacob de la Rose recalled to the Montreal Canadiens.

Carr played 17 games with Canadiens collecting five goals – including his first NHL goal on the first shift of his first NHL game, on December 5 – and two assists over 17 outings. The 24-year-old had eight goals and 17 points in 21 games with the IceCaps.

Andrighetto has played 17 games in Montreal this season, scoring four goals with one assist. The 22-year-old sniped seven goals and nine assists in 18 games with the IceCaps earlier this season.

In 24 games with St. John’s this season, de la Rose registered two goals and seven assists.

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IceCaps Reassign Brandon McNally to Brampton Beast

McNally assigned to Brampton
FORWARD BRANDON MCNALLY HEADS TO ECHL AFFILIATE

McNally

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ST. JOHN’S, NL – Montreal Canadiens and St. John’s IceCaps General Manager Marc Bergevin announced today the IceCaps have assigned forward Brandon McNally to the Brampton Beast of the ECHL.

The IceCaps signed McNally to an American Hockey League contract for the 2015-16 season in May. The 21-year-old has collected one goal and two assists in 23 games with St. John’s.

The six-foot-two, 210-pounder played 11 games with the Hamilton Bulldogs last season and spent the previous four seasons at Dartmouth College (ECAC).

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IceCaps Reassign Tim Bozon, Dalton Thrower to Beast

Bozon, Thrower reassigned to Brampton
PLAYERS HEAD TO ECHL AFFILIATE

Bozon Thrower

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ST. JOHN’S, NL (December 27, 2015) – Montreal Canadiens and St. John’s IceCaps General Manager Marc Bergevin announced today the Canadiens have reassigned forward Tim Bozon and defenceman Dalton Thrower from the IceCaps to the Brampton Beast of the ECHL.

Bozon has played nine games for the IceCaps and four for the Beast – recording an assist with each team – while Thrower has skated in five games with the IceCaps and three with the Beast, picking up an assist with the latter.

Thrower (second round) and Bozon (third round) were drafted by the Canadiens in 2012.

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IceCaps Reassign Angelo Miceli to Brampton Beast

Miceli assigned to Brampton
FORWARD ANGELO MICELI RETURNS TO ECHL AFFILIATE

Angelo Miceli (Photo by St. John's IceCaps)
Angelo Miceli (Photo by St. John’s IceCaps)

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ST. JOHN’S, NL (Dec. 27, 2015) – Montreal Canadiens and St. John’s IceCaps General Manager Marc Bergevin announced today the IceCaps have assigned centre Angelo Miceli to the Brampton Beast of the ECHL.

The IceCaps signed Miceli to a one-year, two-way American Hockey League contract for the 2015-16 season in September. The 21-year-old has collected three goals and an assist in 16 games with the IceCaps and three goals and three helpers in eight games with the Beast.

The five-foot-10, 180-pound pivot spent the previous four seasons with the Victoriaville Tigres of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (QMJHL), capped by a 96-point season that placed him first among Tigres and fifth in league scoring in 2014-15.