Bulldogs Recall Goaltender Frank Palazzese from Wheeling Nailers


Palazzese has a record of 17-18-1 in 37 games with ECHL Wheeling this season


Hamilton Bulldogs Media Release

MONTREAL, QUE. – Montreal Canadiens and Hamilton Bulldogs general manager Marc Bergevin announced today the Bulldogs have recalled goaltender Frank Palazzese from the ECHL’s Wheeling Nailers.

In 37 games with Wheeling this season, Palazzese has a record of 17-18-1 with a 2.95 goals-against average, .908 save percentage and one shutout.

Before turning pro this season, the 21-year-old played five seasons in the Ontario Hockey League. In 175 career OHL regular season games with the Sudbury Wolves, Kitchener Rangers and Kingston Frontenacs from 2009 to 2014, the 6-1, 175-pound goaltender had a record of 71-69-26 with a 3.13 goals-against average, .914 save percentage and seven shutouts.

The Toronto, Ont. native signed a one-year, two-way American Hockey League / ECHL contract with the Bulldogs on Oct. 7, 2014.

The Bulldogs will be back in action on Wednesday, March 25 when they’ll visit the Adirondack Flames at Glens Falls Civic Center in Glens Falls, N.Y. at 7 p.m. The ‘Dogs will return home on Thursday, April 2 when they’ll host the Chicago Wolves at FirstOntario Centre at 7:30 p.m.

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