02/25/2015 1:31 PM
Photo by: Frank Raymond
MONTREAL, QUE. – Montreal Canadiens and Hamilton Bulldogs General Manager Marc Bergevin announced today the Canadiens have re-assigned defenceman Dalton Thrower to the Bulldogs from the ECHL’s Brampton Beast.
In 22 games with Brampton this season, Thrower has recorded three assists and 65 penalty minutes.
Before turning pro this year, the 6-0, 215-pound defenceman spent five seasons (2009 to 2014) in the Western Hockey League. In 285 career WHL regular season games with the Vancouver Giants and Saskatoon Blades, the Squamish, B.C. native recorded 147 points (42 goals, 105 assists) and 414 penalty minutes.
The 21-year-old was selected by the Canadiens in the second round (51st overall) in the 2012 National Hockey League Entry Draft.
The Beast will be back in action on Friday, Feb. 27 when they travel to Kansas to take on the Wichita Thunder with puck drop scheduled for 8:00 pm. The Beast return to the Powerade Centre next weekend for a three-game homestand beginning Friday, March 6 on Star Wars Night, with the players wearing unique Star Wars jerseys to be auctioned after the game. The fun continues on Sunday, March 8 with fans having the opportunity to meet their favorite Brampton Thunder players on Women’s Hockey Day at 2:00 pm.
For more information on Brampton Beast flex tickets, group tickets, single-game tickets and 2015-16 season tickets, call 905 564 1684 or visit bramptonbeast.com.
Listen to all Beast regular season games live on the Beast Radio Network at www.4cornersradio.ca, or watch live at www.echl.tv.