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Charles Hudon | Winger | #54

Team: Montreal Canadiens
Age / DOB:  (22) / 6/23/1994
Ht / Wt:  5'10' / 195
Drafted: 2012 / Rd. 5 (122) / MON
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Charles Hudon has been reassigned to the AHL.
He played 14:26 of ice time in Saturday's game against Minnesota. Hudon has two assists in three appearances with Montreal this season. Mar 15 - 11:36 AM

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Montreal summoned Charles Hudon on Friday afternoon.

The 21-year-old picked up a pair of helpers during his two games earlier in the season. He's also posted impressive numbers with AHL St. John's to the tune of 20 goals and 43 points in 56 games. If he gets hot, you may wish to pick him up for the stretch run while he streaks.
Mar 11 - 5:14 PM

Montreal has sent Charles Hudon to the minors.

Hudon has 10 goals and 20 points in 24 AHL contests in 2015-16. He also has two assists in two games with Montreal this season.
Fri, Dec 18, 2015 11:56:00 AM

Charles Hudon, Greg Pateryn, and Jarred Tinordi will each be scratched Tuesday against the Sharks.

While Hudon has had a nice spree with two helpers in two games, he's not expected to provide a ton of offensive support. Pateryn meanwhile has at least provided 26 hits through just eight games, which indicates he could be a nice stop-gap if one needed to bang some bodies.
Tue, Dec 15, 2015 07:19:00 PM

Charles Hudon picked up an assist in his first NHL game Thursday night.

His shot made its way behind Detroit goalie Petr Mrazek and Sven Andrighetto banged it into the net. Hudon concluded the game with 8:14 of ice time.
Fri, Dec 11, 2015 08:27:00 AM

Charles Hudon will make his NHL debut in Thursday's game against the Detroit Red Wings.

Hudon was Montreal's fifth round pick in 2012. The 21-year-old has 10 goals and 20 points in 24 games this season. He'll probably start out by playing more of a bottom-six role, so his fantasy upside will be limited. Hudon will be taking Christian Thomas' place in the lineup.
Thu, Dec 10, 2015 06:46:00 PM

Charles Hudon will not be in the lineup Wednesday night

Recently called up from the St. John's IceCaps where he'd scored 10 goals and 20 points (24-10-10-20), the prized prospect will have to wait to make his NHL debut. Greg Pateryn and press box veteran Jarred Tinordi will join Hudon as the other Montreal scratches against Boston.
Wed, Dec 9, 2015 07:06:00 PM

Charles Hudon has been called up by Montreal.

He is expected to join the Canadiens for practice on Wednesday morning. Hudon doesn't have any NHL experience yet, but the 21-year-old has been very productive in the minors. He has 10 goals and 20 points in 24 games with St. John's of the AHL this season after he generated 57 points in 75 contests during his rookie year in 2014-15.
Wed, Dec 9, 2015 08:16:00 AM

The Montreal Canadiens have recalled Charles Hudon from the minors.

Hudon had a very strong rookie season in Hamilton this year, and he's being rewarded with a call up because the Bulldogs didn't make the AHL playoffs. Hudon has some good upside but he probably won't see any action for the Canadiens down the stretch. The 20-year-old had 19 goals and 57 points in 75 AHL games in 2014-15.
Sun, Apr 19, 2015 01:59:00 PM

Charles Hudon admitted that he still isn't fully recovered from a back injury that limited him to 56 games with Chicoutimi of the QMJHL last season.

The ailment also prevented him from playing for Team Canada at the world juniors, so he's hoping to get another chance this year. "What happened last year was a very difficult thing for me to deal with – a huge disappointment," Hudon told Canadiens.com. "It was so hard for me to come back to Canada with nothing hanging around my neck. Right now I'm taking things day by day; employing the same strategy that (Team Canada coach Brent) Sutter is using with our team. Take things one day at a time and don't think about tomorrow." Hudon had 30 goals and 71 points with the Sagueneens in 2012-13. He added three points in nine AHL contests with Hamilton at the end of the season.
Wed, Aug 7, 2013 10:13:00 AM

Charles Hudon will join the AHL's Hamilton Bulldogs on an amateur tryout agreement.

Hudon, who was chosen in the fifth round of the 2012 draft by Montreal, amassed 30 goals and 71 points in 56 games with the QMJHL's Chicoutimi Sagueneens in 2012-13.
Thu, Apr 4, 2013 02:26:00 PM

Charles Hudon will miss the 2013 World Junior Championship due to a back injury.

Hudon had already been dealing with the ailment for days, but he aggravated it while practicing Friday. He has 18 goals and 36 points in 27 QMJHL games this season. The Montreal Canadiens grabbed him in the fifth round of the 2012 NHL Entry Draft.
Fri, Dec 21, 2012 01:09:00 PM

Montreal prospect Charles Hudon potted a goal and also registered an assist in Chicoutimi's 4-2 loss to Baie-Comeau Sunday.

The Canadiens' 2012 fifth-round pick is off to another great start this season in the QMJHL. The smallish forward has tremendous offensive ability and a great work ethic. He could be the next David Desharnais.
Mon, Oct 1, 2012 08:55:00 PM

Charles Hudon had a hand in all of the goals for Chicoutimi, recording a hat trick and getting an assist in the 4-3 win over Victoriaville.

Hudon also had four penalty minutes for good measure. The Canadiens' 2012 fifth-round pick has seven points this year after a campaign in which he notched 66.
Wed, Sep 26, 2012 10:08:00 PM

Montreal prospect Charles Hudon was impressive during the Canada-Russia Challenge with one goal and two assists in the four-game series.

He was selected in the fifth round of the 2012 draft, so he could end up being a potential steal down the road if he can crack the team's lineup and continue to produce. Hudon notched 25 goals and added 41 assists in 59 games with the Chicoutimi Sagueneens of the QMJHL last season.
Mon, Aug 20, 2012 10:58:00 AM

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PosRoleName
C1Alex Galchenyuk
2Tomas Plekanec
3David Desharnais
4Brian Flynn
LW1Max Pacioretty
2Andrew Shaw
3Phillip Danault
4Daniel Carr
5Bobby Farnham
6Martin Reway
RW1Brendan Gallagher
2Alexander Radulov
3Torrey Mitchell
4Paul Byron
5Sven Andrighetto
D1Shea Weber
2Andrei Markov
3Nathan Beaulieu
4Alexei Emelin
5Jeff Petry
6Greg Pateryn
7Mark Barberio
8Zach Redmond
G1Carey Price
2Al Montoya