The Montreal Canadiens called up blue line prospect Jarred Tinordi from the Hamilton Bulldogs on Thursday morning.
The move comes one day after defenceman Greg Pateryn was returned to Hamilton following three games with the big club.
The 21-year-old Tinordi will be on the ice at the Canadiens' practice Friday in Brossard.
A native of Burnsville, MN, Tinordi has two goals and nine assists with 51 penalty minutes through 55 games for the Bulldogs this season.
Drafted by the Canadiens in the first round, 22nd overall, in the 2010 NHL Entry Draft, Tinordi played two seasons for the OHL's London Knights, recording three goals and 27 assists and a plus- 31 rating in 111 regular season games. He helped lead the Knights to an OHL Championship and a Memorial Cup appearance in 2012.