The Montreal Canadiens announced Tuesday that defenseman Frédéric St-Denis has been recalled from the AHL Hamilton Bulldogs.
The 25-year old defenseman ranks tied for second on the Bulldogs and tied for 11th among AHL defensemen with eight points (3 goals and 5 assists) in 14 games this season. St-Denis scored two of his goals on the powerplay and added 19 shots on goal.
The 5’11’’ and 182 lbs rearguard recorded 50 points (12 goals and 38 assists) in 156 career games with the Bulldogs. He displays a +29 plus/minus differential and served 78 penalty minutes.
St-Denis played with the Drummondville Voltigeurs of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (QMJHL) from 2002-03 to 2006-07, recording 155 points (44 goals and 111 assists) and 199 penalty minutes in 285 games. He suited up for the Patriotes de l’Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières in 2007-08, registering 18 points (4 goals and 14 assists) in 28 games. St-Denis played 41 games with the ECHL Cincinnati Cyclones in 2008-09, and registered 23 points (1 goal, 22 assists).
A native of Greenfield Park, Quebec, St-Denis signed with the Canadiens as a free agent on July 1, 2010.