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Canadiens Cut 18 Players

Monday, Sep. 29th, 2008

MONTREAL – The Montreal Canadiens announced today that sixteen (16) players have been assigned to the AHL Hamilton Bulldogs. The Club also returned defenceman PK Subban (Belleville–OHL) and forward Olivier Fortier (Rimouski–QMJHL) to their respective junior team.

Thirty-two (32) players are still at training camp, including three (3) goaltenders, eleven (11) defencemen and eighteen (18) forwards. The Canadiens will play their remaining three preseason games at the Bell Centre on September 30th (Detroit), October 1st (Boston) and October 4th (Minnesota).

The Canadiens’ training camp will move to the Mont Tremblant area on Thursday with practice sessions open to the public at the St-Jovite arena on October 2-3.

Following are the 16 players reporting to the Bulldogs, who will begin their training camp on September 30th, 2008 at Mile One Centre in St-John’s, Newfoundland.

Goaltenders (2)
Cédrick Desjardins
Loic Lacasse

Defensemen (3)
Pavel Valentenko
Shawn Belle
Chad Anderson

Forwards (11)
Brock Trotter
Ryan White
James T. Wyman
Mike Glumac
Olivier Latendresse
Yanick Lehoux
Ryan Flinn
Mathieu Aubin
Ryan Russell
David Desharnais
Thomas Beauregard

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