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Montreal cuts continue

Five more players have been cut from Montreal Canadiens training camp, most notably forwards David Desharnais and Andreas Engqvist, and defenceman Mathei Carle. Carle, a former second round pick who had 15 points in 31 games last year for the AHL’s Hamilton Bulldogs, must now clear waivers. The Canadiens next play Thursday against Buffalo.

Canadiens assign five players to the Hamilton Bulldogs

MONTREAL (September 27, 2010) – The Montreal Canadiens announced tonight that five (5) players were assigned to the AHL Hamilton Bulldogs.

The Bulldogs will be leaving on Tuesday, September 28 for Newfoundland where they will hold training camp until October 3, including three preseason games against the Binghamton Senators. The Canadiens will play their last two preseason games on Thursday September 30 against the Buffalo Sabres, at the Bell Centre, and on Saturday, October 2 against the New York Islanders, at the Colisée de Québec.

Here are the five players assigned to Hamilton:

Goaltender (1)
Peter Delmas

Defenseman (1)
Mathieu Carle

Forwards (3)
Gabriel Dumont
Andreas Engqvist
David Desharnais

Thirty-one (31) players are still at training camp, including three (3) goaltenders, ten (10) defensemen and eighteen (18) forwards. The list of injured players at camp includes; Curtis Sanford (lower body), Andrei Markov (knee), Roman Hamrlik (knee), Hunter Bishop (upper body), Max Pacioretty (upper body) and Ryan Russell (lower body).

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