The Hamilton Bulldogs signed two players to minor league contracts today. . Contract terms for goaltender Peter Delmas and defenceman Sebastien Bisaillon were,as usual, not disclosed. The pair had attended both the Canadiens and Bulldogs training camp.
Hamilton already has two goaltenders in Curtis Sanford and Robert Mayer so Delmas is likely to make his professional hockey debut with the Wheeling Nailers of the East Coast Hockey League.
The club also announced that defenceman Marc-Antoine Desnoyers was released from his tryout agreement. Delmas earned a 15-9-0 record with a 3.15 goals-against-average and a .897 save percentage with the Remparts and a 5-7-0 record with a 3.42 goals-against-average and a .895 save percentage. Delmas was drafted by the Colorado Avalanche in the 2nd round, 61st overall in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft.Bisaillon, 23, also attended the Montreal and Hamilton training camps on a and appeared in three pre-season games with the Bulldogs. Last season, the 6-foot, 185-pound defenceman played for Kassel in the German Elite League earning nine points (two goals, seven assists) in 54 games. The native of Mont-Laurier, Quebec has played a total of 52 AHL games earning 22 points (eight goals, 14 assists).th American Hockey League season on Friday, October 15th at 7:35 p.m. when they travel to Rochester to battle the Americans. The Bulldogs will then return to Copps Coliseum to host their 2010-2011 home opener on Saturday, October 16th at 4:00 p.m. against the Toronto Marlies.
In one pre-season game with the Bulldogs, Delmas, a native of Alliston, Ontario made 23 saves in a 3-2 victory over the Binghamton Senators. Last season, the 6-foot-3, 183-pound goaltender split the season between the Quebec Remparts and Halifax Mooseheads of the QMJHL.
Hamilton will open its 15