MONTREAL, QC – The Montreal Canadiens announced today that defenseman Frederic St-Denis has been recalled from the Hamilton Bulldogs. St-Denis will join the Canadiens in Philadelphia and will be available for tonight’s game.
St-Denis, 26, has played in 54 games for Hamilton this season, recording 28 points (3 goals, 25 assists) while registering two power play goals and 105 shots on goal. The 5-foot-11, 182-pound defenseman has played 10 games with the Canadiens this season, including his first NHL game on Wednesday, November 16th, 2011 against the Carolina Hurricanes. The native of Pointe-Claire, Quebec scored his first career NHL goal on Thursday, December 8th, 2011 against the Vancouver Canucks. In his time with Montreal, St-Denis has recorded six shots on goal and blocked four shots while playing an average of 12:26 per game.