Canadiens send Pacioretty back to the Bulldogs Staff

3/23/2009 12:55:15 PM

The Montreal Canadiens assigned forward Max Pacioretty to the Hamilton Bulldogs of the American Hockey League on Monday.

The 20-year-old had three goals, eight assists and a minus-3 ranking over his 34 games with the Canadiens this season.

Pacioretty started the season with the Bulldogs and registered 3 goals and 17 assists in 26 games.

He was taken 22nd overall by Montreal in the 2007 NHL Entry Draft.