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Christian Thomas to make Bulldogs debut

After recovering from a sports hernia, the young forward has been assigned to Hamilton.

Acquired in a trade last year for Danny Kristo, 21 year old Christian Thomas has been assigned to Hamilton and expects to make his Bulldogs debut tonight.

Press Release:

MONTREAL, QUEBEC – Montreal Canadiens and Hamilton Bulldogs General Manager Marc Bergevin announced today the Canadiens have assigned forward Christian Thomas to the Bulldogs. The 21-year-old forward will make his season debut tonight for Hamilton after missing the first 14 games of the season due to injury.

Thomas split last season between the New York Rangers and Connecticut Whale. In one regular season game with New York, he recorded no points and no penalty minutes. In 73 regular season games with Connecticut, he recorded 35 points (19 goals, 16 assists) and 15 penalty minutes. He was originally selected by the Rangers in the second round (40th overall) in the 2010 National Hockey League Entry Draft.

Hamilton’s next game is scheduled for tonight, Friday, November 15th, when they will host the Lake Erie Monsters (AHL Affiliate of the Colorado Avalanche) at Copps Coliseum at 7:30 p.m.