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Bulldogs Sign Defenceman Josiah Didier to PTO

BULLDOGS SIGN JOSIAH DIDIER TO PRO TRY OUT
6-3, 220-pound defenceman had 11 points in 40 games at University of Denver 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 Bulldogs have signed defenceman Josiah Didier to a professional try out contract.

In 40 games this season – his senior year with the National Collegiate Athletic Association’s University of Denver Pioneers – the 21-year-old Didier recorded 11 points (three goals, eight assists) and 58 penalty minutes.

In 148 career NCAA games with the University of Denver from 2011 to 2015, the 6-3, 220-pound defenceman recorded 29 points (four goals, 25 assists) and 203 penalty minutes. Before his collegiate career, the Littleton, Colo. native spent the 2010-11 season with the United States Hockey League’s Cedar Rapids RoughRiders, where in 58 games he amassed 21 points (eight goals, 13 assists) and 81 penalty minutes.

Didier was selected by the Canadiens in the fourth round (97th overall) in the 2011 National Hockey League Entry Draft.

The Bulldogs will be back in action 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 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 Injury Update on Defencemen Davis Drewiske, Jarred Tinordi

INJURY UPDATE ON DAVIS DREWISKE AND JARRED TINORDI

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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 following injury update to Bulldogs defencemen Davis Drewiske and Jarred Tinordi:

Davis Drewiske
Underwent wrist surgery – out for the remainder of the season

Jarred Tinordi
Upper body injury – will be re-evaluated in three weeks

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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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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Bulldogs Sign Dartmouth Forward Brandon McNally to PTO

BULLDOGS SIGN BRANDON MCNALLY TO PRO TRY OUT
6-2, 215-pound forward had 15 points in 25 games at Dartmouth College 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 Bulldogs have signed forward Brandon McNally to a professional try out contract.

In 25 games this season – his senior year with the National Collegiate Athletic Association’s Dartmouth College Big Green – the 23-year-old McNally recorded 15 points (eight goals, seven assists) and 35 penalty minutes.

In 105 career NCAA games with Dartmouth College from 2011 to 2015, the 6-2, 215-pound forward recorded 65 points (31 goals, 34 assists) and 196 penalty minutes. Before college, the Saugus, Mass. native played at Belmont Hill School in Belmont, Mass.

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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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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AHL Suspends Bulldogs Defenseman Joe Finley for One Game

AHL announces suspension

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(Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator)

American Hockey League Media Release

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. … The American Hockey League today announced that Hamilton Bulldogs defenseman Joe Finley has been suspended for one (1) game as a consequence of his actions in a game at Rochester on Mar. 13.

Finley received an automatic one-game suspension under the provisions of AHL Rule 46.11 for accumulating his third instigating misconduct this season.

Finley will miss Hamilton’s game Sunday (Mar. 15) vs. Toronto in Montreal.

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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

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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 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

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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 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.