The Canadiens have returned 23 year old Andreas Engqvist to the Hamilton Bulldogs. Engqvist was recalled from Hamilton on January 19. The 6’04’’, 197 lbs centre suited up for the Canadiens’ last two games, including his NHL debut last Friday at Ottawa.
Engqvist appeared in 38 games with the Bulldogs this season, registering 14 points (6 goals, 8 assists). One
of his goals was scored on the power play. He totalled 73 shots on goal, maintained a +5 plus/minus
differential and served 10 penalty minutes.
Engqvist played with Djurgarden of the Swedish Elite League from 2005-06 to 2009-10, recording 58 points
(29-29-58) and 74 penalty minutes in 181 games. He also amassed 4 points (1-3-4) in 9 games in the 2010
World Hockey Championship in Germany.
A native of Stockholm, Sweden, Engqvist signed with the Canadiens as a free agent on July 13, 2009