Canadiens send 3 players to Hamilton

The Montreal Canadiens have assigned forward David Desharnais

and Tom Pyatt along with defenseman P.K. Subban to Hamilton in the

American Hockey League.

Desharnais had his first NHL point on Feb. 10 when he recorded

an assist against the Washington Capitals, while Pyatt had a goal

and an assist in 22 games with Montreal.

Subban made his NHL debut on Feb. 12 against the Philadelphia

Flyers and had an assist.

Montreal was 29-28-6, eighth in the Eastern Conference, entering

the Olympic break.