Habs make a move, recall Grabovski

The Canadiens make a move this morning, recalling Mikhail Grabovski from the AHL’s Hamilton Bulldogs this morning.

Here is the release:

MONTREAL (February 26, 2008) – The Montreal Canadiens announced today
that forward Mikhaïl Grabovski has
been recalled from the Hamilton Bulldogs of the American Hockey League. Grabovski will join the team today and will
be available for tonight’s game against the Atlanta Thrashers.

The 24-year-old centreman scored 20 points (8 goals,
12 assists) and posted a plus-2 rating in 12 games this season with the
Canadiens’ affiliate. Grabovski, who
missed 25 games due to an ankle injury, leads the Bulldogs with a 1,66 point-per-game
average.

The
Russian forward recently earned AHL Player of the week honors for the period
ending February 17 with 10 points (5 goals, 5 assists) and a plus-1 rating, while
being named first star three out of four games over that span. In his last
seven games, Grabovski scored eight
goals (including four game winners), added 10 assists for 18 points and posted
a plus-3 rating.

Grabovski registered two points
in 12 games with the Canadiens this season (
1-1-2) before being assigned to Hamilton on December 5, 2007.


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