Goaltender Peter Delmas and defenceman Sebastien Bisaillon have been signed by the Hamilton Bulldogs. Terms of the agreements were not disclosed.
The American Hockey League club also announced that defenceman Marc-Antoine Desnoyers was released from his tryout agreement.
Delmas, 20, attended the Montreal Canadiens National Hockey League training camp and the Bulldogs sessions on a tryout. In one pre-season game with the Bulldogs, the native of Alliston, Ont., made 23 saves in a 3-2 victory over the Binghamton Senators. Last season, the 6-foot-3, 183-pound goaltender split the season between the Quebec Remparts and Halifax Mooseheads of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League. Delmas had a 15-9-0 record with a 3.15 goals-against-average and a .897 save percentage with the Remparts and a 5-7-0 record with a 3.42 goals-against-average and a .895 save percentage with the Mooseheads. He was drafted by the NHL’s Colorado Avalanche in the second round, 61st overall, in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft.
Bisaillon, 23, attended Montreal’s and Hamilton’s training camps on a tryout and appeared in three pre-season games with the ‘Dogs. Last season, the 6-foot, 185-pound defenceman played for Kassel in the German Elite League earning nine points (two goals, seven assists) in 54 games. The native of Mont-Laurier, Que., has played a total of 52 AHL games earning 22 points (eight goals, 14 assists).
Hamilton opens its 15th American Hockey League season on Friday (Oct. 15) at 7:35 p.m. when they visit Rochester to battle the Americans. The Bulldogs return to Copps Coliseum for their home opener on Saturday (Oct. 16) at 4:00 p.m. against the Toronto Marlies.