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Leblanc and St.Pierre assigned to Hamilton

A bit of roster news this morning involving two of Hamilton's top players

Richard Wolowicz

Earlier this morning it the Montreal Canadiens announced that they were assigning forwards Louis Leblanc and Martin St. Pierre to the Habs AHL affiliate the Hamilton Bulldogs.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Les attaquants Louis Leblanc et Martin St-Pierre ont été cédés aux Bulldogs de Hamilton ce matin, et se rendront à Rochester aujourd&#39;hui.</p>&mdash; Canadiens Montréal (@CanadiensMTL) <a href="https://twitter.com/CanadiensMTL/statuses/398114605639016449">November 6, 2013</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Forwards Louis Leblanc and Martin St-Pierre have been assigned to the Hamilton Bulldogs this morning. They will travel to Rochester today.</p>&mdash; Canadiens Montréal (@CanadiensMTL) <a href="https://twitter.com/CanadiensMTL/statuses/398114825202450432">November 6, 2013</a></blockquote>

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With the two forwards being demoted it is likely that David Desharnais will draw back into the line up on Thursday against the Ottawa Senators as will Travis Moen who has recovered from a facial injury suffered in a recent game.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p><a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23Habs&amp;src=hash">#Habs</a> practice lines: Bournival - Plekanec - Gionta&#10;Galchenyuk - Eller - Gallagher&#10;Bourque - Desharnais - Pacioretty&#10;Moen - White - Parros</p>&mdash; John Lu (@JohnLuTSNMtl) <a href="https://twitter.com/JohnLuTSNMtl/statuses/398119209055834112">November 6, 2013</a></blockquote>

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As always be sure to check back for further line up news and changes as Thursdays game draws closer.