Canadiens send centre Maxim Lapierre back to AHL Hamilton

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Lapierre, 21, had one assist in nine games since being called up from Hamilton on Jan. 6. In an earlier call-up in December, the Montreal native had three goals and an assist in four games.

The Canadiens were expected to make a move with forward Steve Begin due to return from a back injury, which would have put the Canadiens over the 23-man roster limit.

Forward Garth Murray cleared waivers last week, but the club opted to send down Lapierre, who doesn't need to clear waivers.

The Bulldogs have a home game Friday night against the San Antonio Rampage.


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