Official Release: Canadiens Recall Blunden


Canadiens Recall Mike Blunden from Bulldogs
Forward was active Bulldogs leader in goals, second amongst active Bulldogs in points

Hamilton Bulldogs Press Release

03/22/2013 9:53 AM –

MONTREAL, QUE – Montreal Canadiens and Hamilton Bulldogs General Manager Marc Bergevin announced today that the Canadiens have recalled forward Mike Blunden from the Bulldogs.

Blunden, who has now been recalled four times by the Canadiens this season, played one game for Montreal against the New Jersey Devils on March 16th.  Blunden, 26, has played 54 games for the Bulldogs in 2012-2013 recording 22 points (10 goals, 12 assists) and 76 penalty minutes.  Blunden played 39 games for the Canadiens in 2011-2012 and registered four points (two goals, two assists) and 27 penalty minutes.  In 91 games over six seasons in the National Hockey League, the Toronto, Ontario native has amassed eight points (four goals, four assists) and 96 penalty minutes.  In 17 games during the 2011-2012 season for the Bulldogs, the six-foot-four, 214-pound forward recorded eight points (three goals, five assists) and 26 penalty minutes.  Blunden has played 311 games in the AHL and has totaled 150 points (65 goals, 85 assists) and 382 penalty minutes.