Habs Recall Nathan Beaulieu from Hamilton Bulldogs

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Beaulieu scored his 5th and 6th goals of the season in Hamilton's win (PHOTO: Joe Gibbons/Canadian Press/St. John's Telegram)

CANADIENS RECALL NATHAN BEAULIEU FROM BULLDOGS

Hamilton Bulldogs Press Release
04/07/2013 8:14 AM –

Beaulieu scored his 5th and 6th goals of the season in Hamilton's win (PHOTO: Joe Gibbons/Canadian Press/St. John's Telegram)
Beaulieu scored his 5th and 6th goals of the season in Hamilton’s win (PHOTO: Joe Gibbons/Canadian Press/St. John’s Telegram)

MONTREAL, QUE – Montreal Canadiens and Hamilton Bulldogs General Manager Marc Bergevin announced today that the Canadiens have recalled defenceman Nathan Beaulieu from the Bulldogs.

Beaulieu, 20, played two games for the Canadiens after being recalled for the first time on March 29th posting one assist and two penalty minutes. Beaulieu has played 64 games for the Bulldogs this season recording 28 points (7 goals, 21 assists) and 56 penalty minutes and leads the team in assists. The native of Strathroy, Ontario played four seasons for the Saint John Sea Dogs of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League registering 152 points (37 goals, 115 assists), a +124 rating and 206 penalty minutes in 233 regular season games. The 6’2”, 194-pound defenceman played 61 post-season games over four seasons for the Sea Dogs notching 48 points (12 goals, 36 assists), a +35 rating and 82 penalty minutes while helping Saint John capture the 2011 Memorial Cup. Beaulieu was originally selected by the Canadiens in the first round, 17th overall in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft.