The Montreal Canadiens assigned forward Eric Tangradi to the Hamilton Bulldogs of the AHL on Friday.

Tangradi has split this season between the Canadiens and Bulldogs. In six games with Montreal, he has recorded 15 penalty minutes. In 11 games with Hamilton, he has recorded six points and 18 penalty minutes.

In 142 career National Hockey League regular season games with the Canadiens, Pittsburgh Penguins and Winnipeg Jets, the Philadelphia, Pa. native has recorded 15 points and 84 penalty minutes. In 189 career American Hockey League regular season games with the Bulldogs and Wilkes-Barre / Scranton Penguins, the 25-year-old has recorded 127 points (62 goals, 65 assists) and 232 penalty minutes.

Tangradi was originally selected by the Anaheim Ducks in the second round (42nd overall) in the 2007 NHL Entry Draft. The Canadiens acquired him from the Jets in exchange for goaltender Peter Budaj and forward Patrick Holland on Oct. 5, 2014.