CHARLES HUDON SELECTED TO PARTICIPATE IN 2015 AHL ALL-STAR CLASSIC
‘Dogs forward leads AHL in rookie scoring with 33 points in 35 games
SPRINGFIELD, MASS. – The American Hockey League announced today the rosters for the 2015 AHL All-Star Classic presented by Turning Stone Resort Casino, with Hamilton Bulldogs forward Charles Hudon selected to play for the Western Conference at the event to be held Jan. 25-26 in Utica, N.Y.
In 35 games with Hamilton this season, Hudon – in his first full campaign as a pro – has recorded 33 points (10 goals, 23 assists) and 40 penalty minutes. The 20-year-old is currently tied for fourth in AHL scoring and leads all rookies in assists and points. The Alma, Que. native was named CCM/AHL Rookie of the Month for November after recording five goals – including three game-winners – and nine assists for 14 points in 12 games that month.
In 44 career AHL regular season games with the Bulldogs, the 5-10, 184-pound forward has recorded 36 points (11 goals, 25 assists) and 44 penalty minutes. Before turning pro, Hudon played four seasons in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League with the Baie-Comeau Drakkar (2014) and Chicoutimi Sagueneens (2010 to 2013). In 235 career QMJHL regular season games, he recorded 273 points (104 goals, 169 assists) and 241 penalty minutes.
Hudon was selected by the Montreal Canadiens in the fifth round (122nd overall) in the 2012 National Hockey League Entry Draft.
For full Eastern and Western Conference rosters for the 2015 AHL All-Star Classic, visit www.theahl.com.
The Bulldogs will be back in action on Friday, Jan. 9 when they’ll host the Utica Comets at FirstOntario Centre at 7:30 p.m.