Canadiens Send Michael Bournival to Hamilton; Sahir Gill Released

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From @CanadiensMTL: Michel Therrien confirmed that Bournival should be back on Monday. He’ll play both Bulldogs’ games during the week-end.

CANADIENS ASSIGN BOURNIVAL TO BULLDOGS; Forward Sahir Gill also released from PTO by Bulldogs

Hamilton Bulldogs Media Release

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Michael Bournival (Photo by LaPresse)

MONTREAL, QUE. – Montreal Canadiens and Hamilton Bulldogs general manager Marc Bergevin announced today the Canadiens have assigned forward Michael Bournival to the Bulldogs.

Bournival has not played in any regular season games yet this season. The 22-year-old split the 2013-14 season between the Canadiens and Bulldogs. In 60 regular season games with Montreal, the 5-11, 196-pound forward recorded 14 points (seven goals, seven assists) and 18 penalty minutes. In three regular season games with Hamilton, the Shawinigan, Que. native recorded three points (two goals, one assist) and two penalty minutes. In 72 career American Hockey League regular season games with the ‘Dogs, he has recorded 33 points (12 goals, 21 assists) and 28 penalty minutes.

The Bulldogs have also released forward Sahir Gill from his professional try out contract. Gill played in three pre-season games with the ‘Dogs. The Terrace, B.C. native spent the 2013-14 season – his first as a professional – with the ECHL’s Wheeling Nailers. In 67 regular season games with Wheeling, the 22-year-old recorded 54 points (13 goals, 41 assists) and 26 penalty minutes.

The puck drops for Hamilton’s home-opening weekend on Friday, Oct. 17, when the ‘Dogs host the Toronto Marlies at FirstOntario Centre at 7:30 p.m.

Hamilton Bulldogs 2014-15 season tickets, flex tickets, group tickets and single-game tickets are on sale now. For more information, call 1-866-DOGS-TIX or visit hamiltonbulldogs.com.

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