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IceCaps Sign Center Shane Bakker to PTO

IceCaps Ink Bakker to PTO
SHANE BAKKER SIGNED TO ICECAPS PTO

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St. John’s IceCaps Media Release

ST. JOHN’S, NL (February 4, 2016) – Montreal Canadiens and St. John’s IceCaps General Manager Marc Bergevin announced today the IceCaps have signed centre Shane Bakker to a 25-game Professional Tryout (PTO) contract.

Bakker, a six-foot-four, 210-pounder has collected six assists in 20 games with the Wheeling Nailers of the ECHL and split last season between the Nailers and the AHL’s Hamilton Bulldogs.

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Bulldogs Assign Defencemen Makowski, Goaltender Palazzese to ECHL’s Nailers

BULLDOGS ASSIGN MAKOWSKI, PALAZZESE TO NAILERS
Makowski has appeared in seven games with ‘Dogs this season

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(Photo by Hamilton Bulldogs)

 

MONTREAL, QUE. – Montreal Canadiens and Hamilton Bulldogs general manager Marc Bergevin announced today the Bulldogs have assigned defenceman David Makowski and goaltender Frank Palazzese to the ECHL’s Wheeling Nailers.

In his first year as a pro, Makowski has split this season between the Bulldogs and Nailers. In seven games with Hamilton, the 6-1, 205-pound defenceman has recorded no points and two penalty minutes. In 38 games with Wheeling, the St. Louis, Mo. native has recorded 15 points (seven goals, eight assists) and 53 penalty minutes. Before turning pro, Makowski spent four seasons (2010 to 2014) with the National Collegiate Athletic Association’s University of Denver Pioneers. In 142 career games with the University of Denver, the 25-year-old recorded 93 points (27 goals, 66 assists) and 169 penalty minutes. Hamilton signed Makowski to a one-year contract on June 18, 2014.

In 37 games with Wheeling this season, Palazzese has a record of 17-18-1 with a 2.95 goals-against average, .908 save percentage and one shutout. He was last recalled by the Bulldogs on March 23 and served as backup for three games. Before turning pro this season, the 21-year-old played five seasons in the Ontario Hockey League. In 175 career OHL regular season games with the Sudbury Wolves, Kitchener Rangers and Kingston Frontenacs from 2009 to 2014, the 6-1, 175-pound goaltender had a record of 71-69-26 with a 3.13 goals-against average, .914 save percentage and seven shutouts. The Toronto, Ont. native signed a one-year, two-way American Hockey League / ECHL contract with the Bulldogs on Oct. 7, 2014.

The Bulldogs will be back in action on Saturday, April 4 when they’ll host the Utica Comets at FirstOntario Centre at 7 p.m.

For more information on Hamilton Bulldogs flex tickets, group tickets, single-game tickets and 2015-16 season tickets, call 1-866-DOGS-TIX or visit hamiltonbulldogs.com.

Listen to all Bulldogs regular season and post-season games live on Hamilton’s AM 900 CHML, on www.900chml.com or watch live on www.ahllive.com. Catch every Friday night home game live in high definition on Cable 14.

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Bulldogs Recall Goaltender Frank Palazzese from Wheeling Nailers

BULLDOGS RECALL FRANK PALAZZESE FROM NAILERS
Palazzese has a record of 17-18-1 in 37 games with ECHL Wheeling this season

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Hamilton Bulldogs Media Release

MONTREAL, QUE. – Montreal Canadiens and Hamilton Bulldogs general manager Marc Bergevin announced today the Bulldogs have recalled goaltender Frank Palazzese from the ECHL’s Wheeling Nailers.

In 37 games with Wheeling this season, Palazzese has a record of 17-18-1 with a 2.95 goals-against average, .908 save percentage and one shutout.

Before turning pro this season, the 21-year-old played five seasons in the Ontario Hockey League. In 175 career OHL regular season games with the Sudbury Wolves, Kitchener Rangers and Kingston Frontenacs from 2009 to 2014, the 6-1, 175-pound goaltender had a record of 71-69-26 with a 3.13 goals-against average, .914 save percentage and seven shutouts.

The Toronto, Ont. native signed a one-year, two-way American Hockey League / ECHL contract with the Bulldogs on Oct. 7, 2014.

The Bulldogs will be back in action on Wednesday, March 25 when they’ll visit the Adirondack Flames at Glens Falls Civic Center in Glens Falls, N.Y. at 7 p.m. The ‘Dogs will return home on Thursday, April 2 when they’ll host the Chicago Wolves at FirstOntario Centre at 7:30 p.m.

For more information on Hamilton Bulldogs flex tickets, group tickets, single-game tickets and 2015-16 season tickets, call 1-866-DOGS-TIX or visit hamiltonbulldogs.com.

Listen to all Bulldogs regular season and post-season games live on Hamilton’s AM 900 CHML, on www.900chml.com or watch live on www.ahllive.com. Catch every Friday night home game live in high definition on Cable 14.

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Bulldogs Recall Defenceman David Makowski from ECHL’s Nailers

BULLDOGS RECALL DAVID MAKOWSKI FROM NAILERS
Defenceman has 15 points in 38 games with ECHL Wheeling this season

Hamilton Bulldogs Media Release

MONTREAL, QUE. – Montreal Canadiens and Hamilton Bulldogs general manager Marc Bergevin announced today the Bulldogs have recalled defenceman David Makowski from the ECHL’s Wheeling Nailers.

In his first year as a pro, Makowski has split this season between the Bulldogs and Nailers. In six games with Hamilton, the 6-1, 205-pound defenceman has recorded no points or penalty minutes. In 38 games with Wheeling, the St. Louis, Mo. native has recorded 15 points (seven goals, eight assists) and 53 penalty minutes.

Before turning pro, Makowski spent four seasons (2010 to 2014) with the National Collegiate Athletic Association’s University of Denver Pioneers. In 142 career games with the University of Denver, the 25-year-old recorded 93 points (27 goals, 66 assists) and 169 penalty minutes.

Hamilton signed Makowski to a one-year contract on June 18, 2014.

The Bulldogs will be back in action tonight when they’ll visit the San Antonio Rampage at AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas at 8 p.m. ET. The ‘Dogs will return home on Thursday, April 2 when they’ll host the Chicago Wolves at FirstOntario Centre at 7:30 p.m.

For more information on Hamilton Bulldogs flex tickets, group tickets, single-game tickets and 2015-16 season tickets, call 1-866-DOGS-TIX or visit hamiltonbulldogs.com.

Listen to all Bulldogs regular season and post-season games live on Hamilton’s AM 900 CHML, on www.900chml.com or watch live on www.ahllive.com. Catch every Friday night home game live in high definition on Cable 14.

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Canadiens Assign Fournier, Bulldogs Recall Shea from ECHL’s Nailers

CANADIENS RE-ASSIGN FOURNIER, ‘DOGS RECALL SHEA
Fournier has five assists in 12 games with ECHL Wheeling this season

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(Photo by Hamilton Bulldogs)

Hamilton Bulldogs Media Release

MONTREAL, QUE. – Montreal Canadiens and Hamilton Bulldogs general manager Marc Bergevin announced today the Canadiens have re-assigned forward Stefan Fournier to the Bulldogs from the ECHL’s Wheeling Nailers, while the ‘Dogs have recalled defenceman Bobby Shea from the Nailers.

Fournier has split this season between the Bulldogs and Nailers. In eight games with Hamilton, he has recorded one assist and seven penalty minutes. In 12 games with Wheeling, he has recorded five assists and 22 penalty minutes. In 48 career American Hockey League regular season games with the Bulldogs, the 6-3, 224-pound forward has recorded eight points (two goals, six assists) and 93 penalty minutes. In 13 career ECHL regular season games with the Nailers, the Dorval, Que. native recorded five assists and 22 penalty minutes. The 22-year-old was signed by the Canadiens to an entry-level contract on July 6, 2013.

Shea has also split this season between the Bulldogs and Nailers. In 13 games with Hamilton, he has recorded three points (one goal, two assists) and 21 penalty minutes. In 36 games with Wheeling, he has recorded 10 points (two goals, eight assists) and 93 penalty minutes. In 42 career American Hockey League regular season games with the Bulldogs and Rockford IceHogs, the 5-11, 195-pound defenceman has recorded 10 points (four goals, six assists) and 105 penalty minutes. In 59 career ECHL regular season games with the Nailers, Toledo Walleye and Reading Royals, the Harrison Township, Mich. native has recorded 15 points (four goals, 11 assists) and 132 penalty minutes. The 24-year-old was signed by the Bulldogs to a one-year contract on July 21, 2014.

The Bulldogs will be back in action on Saturday, March 21 when they’ll visit the San Antonio Rampage at AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas at 8 p.m. ET. The ‘Dogs will return home on Thursday, April 2 when they’ll host the Chicago Wolves at FirstOntario Centre at 7:30 p.m.

For more information on Hamilton Bulldogs flex tickets, group tickets, single-game tickets and 2015-16 season tickets, call 1-866-DOGS-TIX or visit hamiltonbulldogs.com.

Listen to all Bulldogs regular season and post-season games live on Hamilton’s AM 900 CHML, on www.900chml.com or watch live on www.ahllive.com. Catch every Friday night home game live in high definition on Cable 14.

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Bulldogs Assign Defencemen Makowski, Shea to ECHL’s Nailers

BULLDOGS ASSIGN MAKOWSKI AND SHEA TO NAILERS
Both defencemen were recalled for Sunday’s game at Bell Centre

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Hamilton Bulldogs Media Release

MONTREAL, QUE. – Montreal Canadiens and Hamilton Bulldogs general manager Marc Bergevin announced today the Bulldogs have assigned defencemen David Makowski and Bobby Shea to the ECHL’s Wheeling Nailers.

In his first year as a pro, Makowski has split this season between the Bulldogs and Nailers. In six games with Hamilton, the 6-1, 205-pound defenceman has recorded no points or penalty minutes. In 36 games with Wheeling, the St. Louis, Mo. native has recorded 14 points (six goals, eight assists) and 51 penalty minutes. Before turning pro, Makowski spent four seasons (2010 to 2014) with the National Collegiate Athletic Association’s University of Denver Pioneers. In 142 career games with the University of Denver, the 25-year-old recorded 93 points (27 goals, 66 assists) and 169 penalty minutes. Hamilton signed Makowski to a one-year contract on June 18, 2014.

Shea has split this season between the Bulldogs and Nailers. In 13 games with Hamilton, he has recorded three points (one goal, two assists) and 21 penalty minutes. In 35 games with Wheeling, he has recorded 10 points (two goals, eight assists) and 93 penalty minutes. In 42 career American Hockey League regular season games with the Bulldogs and Rockford IceHogs, the 5-11, 195-pound defenceman has recorded 10 points (four goals, six assists) and 105 penalty minutes. In 58 career ECHL regular season games with the Nailers, Toledo Walleye and Reading Royals, the Harrison Township, Mich. native has recorded 15 points (four goals, 11 assists) and 132 penalty minutes. The 24-year-old was signed by the Bulldogs to a one-year contract on July 21, 2014.

The Bulldogs will be back in action on Saturday, March 21 when they’ll visit the San Antonio Rampage at AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas at 8 p.m. ET. The ‘Dogs will return home on Thursday, April 2 when they’ll host the Chicago Wolves at FirstOntario Centre at 7:30 p.m.

For more information on Hamilton Bulldogs flex tickets, group tickets, single-game tickets and 2015-16 season tickets, call 1-866-DOGS-TIX or visit hamiltonbulldogs.com.

Listen to all Bulldogs regular season and post-season games live on Hamilton’s AM 900 CHML, on www.900chml.com or watch live on www.ahllive.com. Catch every Friday night home game live in high definition on Cable 14.

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Bulldogs Recall Defenceman David Makowski from ECHL’s Nailers

BULLDOGS RECALL DAVID MAKOWSKI FROM NAILERS
Defenceman has 14 points in 36 games with ECHL Wheeling this season

(Photo by Hamilton Bulldogs)
(Photo by Hamilton Bulldogs)

Hamilton Bulldogs Media Release

MONTREAL, QUE. – Montreal Canadiens and Hamilton Bulldogs general manager Marc Bergevin announced today the Bulldogs have recalled defenceman David Makowski from the ECHL’s Wheeling Nailers.

In his first year as a pro, Makowski has split this season between the Bulldogs and Nailers. In five games with Hamilton, the 6-1, 205-pound defenceman has recorded no points or penalty minutes. In 36 games with Wheeling, the St. Louis, Mo. native has recorded 14 points (six goals, eight assists) and 51 penalty minutes.

Before turning pro, Makowski spent four seasons (2010 to 2014) with the National Collegiate Athletic Association’s University of Denver Pioneers. In 142 career games with the University of Denver, the 25-year-old recorded 93 points (27 goals, 66 assists) and 169 penalty minutes.

Hamilton signed Makowski to a one-year contract on June 18, 2014.

The Bulldogs will be back in action on Sunday, March 15 when the club will host the Toronto Marlies at Bell Centre in Montreal, Que. at 1 p.m.

For more information on Hamilton Bulldogs flex tickets, group tickets, single-game tickets and 2015-16 season tickets, call 1-866-DOGS-TIX or visit hamiltonbulldogs.com.

Listen to all Bulldogs regular season and post-season games live on Hamilton’s AM 900 CHML, on www.900chml.com or watch live on www.ahllive.com. Catch every Friday night home game live in high definition on Cable 14.
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Bulldogs Recall Defenceman Bobby Shea from ECHL’s Nailers

BULLDOGS RECALL BOBBY SHEA FROM NAILERS
Defenceman has 10 points in 35 games with ECHL Wheeling

(Photo by Hamilton Bulldogs)
(Photo by Hamilton Bulldogs)

Hamilton Bulldogs Media Release

MONTREAL, QUE. – Montreal Canadiens and Hamilton Bulldogs general manager Marc Bergevin announced today the Bulldogs have recalled defenceman Bobby Shea from the ECHL’s Wheeling Nailers.

Shea has split this season between the Bulldogs and Nailers. In 12 games with Hamilton, he has recorded three points (one goal, two assists) and 21 penalty minutes. In 35 games with Wheeling, he has recorded 10 points (two goals, eight assists) and 93 penalty minutes.

In 41 career American Hockey League regular season games with the Bulldogs and Rockford IceHogs, the 5-11, 195-pound defenceman has recorded 10 points (four goals, six assists) and 105 penalty minutes. In 58 career ECHL regular season games with the Nailers, Toledo Walleye and Reading Royals, the Harrison Township, Mich. native has recorded 15 points (four goals, 11 assists) and 132 penalty minutes.

The 24-year-old was signed by the Bulldogs to a one-year contract on July 21, 2014.

The Bulldogs will be back in action on Sunday, March 15 when the club will host the Toronto Marlies at Bell Centre in Montreal, Que. at 1 p.m.

For more information on Hamilton Bulldogs flex tickets, group tickets, single-game tickets and 2015-16 season tickets, call 1-866-DOGS-TIX or visit hamiltonbulldogs.com.

Listen to all Bulldogs regular season and post-season games live on Hamilton’s AM 900 CHML, on www.900chml.com or watch live on www.ahllive.com. Catch every Friday night home game live in high definition on Cable 14.

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Bulldogs Assign Bobby Shea to Nailers, Release Shane Bakker

BULLDOGS ASSIGN SHEA TO NAILERS, RELEASE BAKKER
Shea has three points in 12 games this season with ‘Dogs

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(Photo by Hamilton Bulldogs)

Hamilton Bulldogs Media Release

MONTREAL, QUE. – Montreal Canadiens and Hamilton Bulldogs general manager Marc Bergevin announced today the Bulldogs have assigned defenceman Bobby Shea to the ECHL’s Wheeling Nailers and forward Shane Bakker has been released from his professional try out contract.

Shea has split this season between the Bulldogs and Nailers. In 12 games with Hamilton, he has recorded three points (one goal, two assists) and 21 penalty minutes. In 31 games with Wheeling, he has recorded six points (two goals, four assists) and 86 penalty minutes. In 41 career American Hockey League regular season games with the Bulldogs and Rockford IceHogs, the 5-11, 195-pound defenceman has recorded 10 points (four goals, six assists) and 105 penalty minutes. In 54 career ECHL regular season games with the Nailers, Toledo Walleye and Reading Royals, the Harrison Township, Mich. native has recorded 11 points (four goals, seven assists) and 125 penalty minutes. The 24-year-old was signed by the Bulldogs to a one-year contract on July 21, 2014.

Bakker has also split this season between the Bulldogs and Nailers. In 15 games with Hamilton, the 6-4, 210-pound forward recorded one assist and 37 penalty minutes. In 24 games with Wheeling, the Navan, Ont. native has recorded eight points (three goals, five assists) and 37 penalty minutes. In 73 career ECHL regular season games with the Nailers, he has recorded 26 points (nine goals, 17 assists) and 113 penalty minutes. Prior to turning pro in 2013, Bakker played five seasons (2008 to 2013) for the Carleton University Ravens in Canadian Interuniversity Sport. In 121 games with Carleton, the 27-year-old recorded 48 points (17 goals, 31 assists) and 398 penalty minutes.

The Bulldogs will be back in action on Wednesday, March 4 when they’ll host the Adirondack Flames at FirstOntario Centre at 7:30 p.m.

For more information on Hamilton Bulldogs flex tickets, group tickets, single-game tickets and 2015-16 season tickets, call 1-866-DOGS-TIX or visit hamiltonbulldogs.com.

Listen to all Bulldogs regular season and post-season games live on Hamilton’s AM 900 CHML, on www.900chml.com or watch live on www.ahllive.com. Catch every Friday night home game live in high definition on Cable 14.
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Canadiens Assign Forward Stefan Fournier to Wheeling Nailers

CANADIENS RE-ASSIGN STEFAN FOURNIER TO NAILERS
Forward has one assist in eight games with Bulldogs this season

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Hamilton Bulldogs Media Release

MONTREAL, QUE. – Montreal Canadiens and Hamilton Bulldogs general manager Marc Bergevin announced today the Canadiens have re-assigned forward Stefan Fournier to the ECHL’s Wheeling Nailers from the Bulldogs.

Fournier has split this season between the Bulldogs and Nailers. In eight games with Hamilton, he has recorded one assist and seven penalty minutes. In three games with Wheeling, he has recorded two assists.

In 48 career American Hockey League regular season games with the Bulldogs, the 6-3, 224-pound forward has recorded eight points (two goals, six assists) and 93 penalty minutes. In four career ECHL regular season games with the Nailers, the Dorval, Que. native recorded two assists.

The 22-year-old was signed by the Canadiens to an entry-level contract on July 6, 2013.

The Bulldogs will be back in action on Friday, Feb. 27 when they’ll host the Charlotte Checkers at FirstOntario Centre at 7:30 p.m.