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Michael Blunden | Winger

Team: Tampa Bay Lightning
Age / DOB:  (27) / 12/15/1986
Ht / Wt:  6'4' / 216
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Michael Blunden has agreed to a one-year, two-way contract with the Tampa Bay Lightning.
Blunden had 37 points and 79 penalty minutes in 68 AHL games last season. He also played in seven contests with the Montreal Canadiens in 2013-14 and didn't record a point. At the age of 27, he should be regarded primarily as an organizational depth forward. Jul 1 - 3:53 PM

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Michael Blunden has been promoted by the Montreal Canadiens.

Blunden has 36 points and 79 penalty minutes in 66 AHL contests. The 27-year-old forward has no fantasy value.
Apr 11 - 5:42 PM

The Montreal Canadiens sent Michael Blunden to the AHL on the Sunday.

Max Pacioretty's return to the Habs lineup paved his way to the minors. The winger doesn't have fantasy value so this is just an FYI.
Sun, Nov 3, 2013 01:37:00 PM

Michael Blunden was a healthy scratch Saturday night in Colorado.

He sat in the press box to allow Max Pacioretty to return to the lineup after missing eight games with a hamstring injury. Blunden really has no fantasy value.
Sun, Nov 3, 2013 10:19:00 AM

Michael Blunden has been called up by the Montreal Canadiens.

Blunden has two goals and three points in three AHL games. He has eight points and 100 penalty minutes in 95 career NHL contests.
Mon, Oct 21, 2013 01:46:00 PM

Michael Blunden was among Montreal's roster cuts Thursday.

The Canadiens also assigned forwards Martin St-Pierre, Christian Thomas, Nick Tarnasky and Patrick Holland as well as defensemen Magnus Nygren, Darren Dietz and Greg Pateryn to the Hamilton Bulldogs of the AHL.
Thu, Sep 26, 2013 01:34:00 PM

Michael Blunden has inked a one-year, two-way contract with the Montreal Canadiens.

Blunden has eight points and 100 penalty minutes in 95 career NHL games. He's not expected to ever have much, if any, fantasy value in standard leagues.
Fri, Jun 28, 2013 12:23:00 PM

Michael Blunden will make his NHL playoff debut Thursday night.

He skated in five games with the Canadiens during the regular season. Blunden probably won't see much ice time in Game 5.
Thu, May 9, 2013 11:16:00 AM

Michael Blunden has been called by Montreal.

Ryan White is sidelined with a lower-body injury, so Blunden will probably play Saturday night against Buffalo in his place.
Fri, Mar 22, 2013 02:35:00 PM

The Montreal Canadiens have promoted Michael Blunden.

Blunden has 22 points and 76 penalty minutes in 54 AHL games this season. Montreal needed reinforcements because Michael Ryder is dealing with a lower body injury.
Fri, Mar 15, 2013 02:58:00 PM

Michael Blunden has been sent down to the Hamilton Bulldogs.

Blunden hasn't played in an NHL game this season. He has 14 points and 64 penalty minutes in 37 AHL contests.
Fri, Feb 1, 2013 01:54:00 PM

Michael Blunden was assigned to the minors on Wednesday.

He made the Canadiens roster out of training camp as an extra forward and he didn't play in either of the team's first two games.
Thu, Jan 24, 2013 10:21:00 AM

Michael Blunden will fill the Canadiens' final roster spot.

The 26-year-old winger has good size (6'4", 215 pounds) but is more of a defensive specialist despite scoring two goals in Friday's scrimmage. Blunden clearly does not have any fantasy value.
Sat, Jan 19, 2013 10:28:00 AM

Michael Blunden has been waived by the Montreal Canadiens.

Blunden inked a two-way contract that would pay him $575,000 at the NHL level in July. He had four points in 39 games with Montreal last season.
Fri, Sep 14, 2012 01:03:00 PM

The Canadiens re-signed Mike Blunden to a two-way deal.

The forward's contract is worth $575,000 at the NHL level. The Canadiens did not tender Blunden a qualifying offer, so he became an unrestricted free agent, and they'll end up saving a little bit of money as his NHL salary last year was $615,000. The forward had two goals and two assists in his 39 games with the Habs last season.
Mon, Jul 2, 2012 08:21:00 PM

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