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Canadiens Assign Thomas to Bulldogs

February 3, 2014 - American Hockey League (AHL) - Hamilton Bulldogs News Release

MONTREAL, QUEBEC - Montreal Canadiens and Hamilton Bulldogs General Manager Marc Bergevin announced today the Canadiens have assigned forward Christian Thomas to the Bulldogs.

Thomas has split this season between Hamilton and Montreal. In 23 games with Hamilton, the 5'9", 174-pound forward has recorded 14 points (five goals, nine assists) and 14 penalty minutes. In two games with Montreal, he has recorded no points and no penalty minutes.

In 101 career American Hockey League regular season games with the Connecticut Whale and Hamilton Bulldogs, the 21-year-old has recorded 51 points (25 goals, 26 assists) and 29 penalty minutes. In three career National Hockey League games with the New York Rangers and Montreal Canadiens, the Toronto, Ontario native has recorded no points and no penalty minutes.

Thomas was originally selected by the Rangers in the second round (40th overall) in the 2010 NHL Entry Draft.

Hamilton's next game is scheduled for Tuesday, February 4th, when the 'Dogs will travel to Rockford, Illinois to take on the Rockford IceHogs (AHL affiliate of the Chicago Blackhawks) at 8:00 p.m. at BMO Harris Bank Center. The Bulldogs will return to FirstOntario Centre on Saturday, February 15th when they will host the Texas Stars (AHL affiliate of the Dallas Stars) at 7:00 p.m.

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