‘Dogs Thomas gets call-up


The Montreal Canadiens have recalled forward Christian Thomas from their American Hockey League affiliate – the Hamilton Bulldogs.

Christian Thomas (Photo: Robin Leworthy Wilson/Aerial Promotions)

Christian Thomas (Photo: Robin Leworthy Wilson/Aerial Promotions)

In 23 games with Hamilton this season, the 5’9”, 174-pound forward has recorded 14 points (five goals, nine assists) and 14 penalty minutes.

In 101 career AHL regular season games with the Connecticut Whale and Bulldogs, the 21-year-old has 51 points (25-26) and 29 penalty minutes. In one career National Hockey League game with the New York Rangers, the Toronto native has no points and no penalty minutes.

Thomas was originally selected by the Rangers in the second round (40th overall) in the 2010 NHL Entry Draft.