WHEELING, WV – The Wheeling Nailers announced Friday that forward Hunter Bishop has been reassigned to the Hamilton Bulldogs of the American Hockey League by the Montreal Canadians.
Bishop registered five points (2g-3a) in nine games played this season with the Nailers. Prior to Wheeling, he spent the past two seasons as a standout player at Ohio State University. In two seasons with the Buckeyes, Bishop registered 58 points (29g-29a). He appeared in nine games with Hamilton last spring and scored two goals and three assists.
The 6-0, 195-pound forward led the Vernon Vipers (BCHL) in scoring during the 2007-2008 season amassing 97 points in just 60 games played. Bishop was signed as a free agent by the Montreal Canadiens on March 19, 2010.