Press release

Canadiens Assign Forward Stefan Fournier to Wheeling Nailers

Forward has one assist in eight games with Bulldogs this season


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.

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