The Montreal Canadiens have released former Vernon Vipers forward Sahir Gill from Training camp.
Gill played last year with the East Coast Hockey League (ECHL) Wheeling Nailers. Gill finished sixth in rookie scoring and lead the team in scoring collecting (13-goals-41-assists-54-points). Gill was suppose to enter his fourth and final season at Boston University last season but left school signing with the Nailers early in the season. Gill played parts of two seasons in Vernon (2008-2010). Gill left the Vipers in July of 2009 for the United States Hockey League (USHL) Chicago Steel but after just 26 games would return to Vernon in mid January of 2010. In 71 regular season games with the Vipers Gill recorded (21-goals-30-assists-42-points).
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This is posted on the Canadiens website:
Canadiens assign 17 players to Hamilton, release 8 players from training camp and assign Nikita Scherbak to his junior team
35 players still at camp
MONTREAL – Montreal Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin announced Sunday that 17 players have been assigned to the Hamilton Bulldogs of the American Hockey League. Eight players have been released from the Canadiens training and forward Nikita Scherbak has been assigned to the Everett Silvertips of the Western Hockey League.
The following players have been assigned to Hamilton (* indicates an injury):
Mac Bennett, Tim Bozon, Daniel Carr, Michael Condon, Connor Crisp *, Morgan Ellis, Joe Finley, Stefan Fournier *, T.J. Hensick, Charles Hudon, Patrick Holland, David Makowski, Jack Nevins *, Magnus Nygren, Bobby Shea, Nick Sorkin, Dalton Thrower *.
The following players have released from the Canadiens training camp:
Justin Baker, Riley Brace, Joël Chouinard, Tanner Eberle, Sahir Gill, Stefano Momesso, Evan Wardley, Zach Yuen.
There are still 35 players at camp (20 forwards, 11 defensemen, 4 goaltenders).
The Bulldogs will travel to St. John’s, Newfoundland on September 30 to continue their training camp. They will play three games vs the St. John’s Icecaps on October 2, 3 and 5.