Sure, the Hamilton Bulldogs had a disappointing season — but that doesn't mean you can't watch some of the team's more distinguished alumni light it up in the NHL playoffs.

In all, 33 Hamilton Bulldogs graduates are suiting up for different teams to compete for the Stanley Cup. A lot of those are predictably playing for the Montreal Canadiens — but there are 'Dogs graduates scattered all over the league.

The graduates include:

Montreal Canadiens:

  • Nathan Beaulieu
  • Mike Blunden
  • Francis Bouillon
  • Michael Bournival
  • David Desharnais
  • Gabriel Dumont
  • Brendan Gallagher
  • Louis Leblanc
  • Robert Mayer
  • Petteri Nokelainen
  • Max Pacioretty
  • Greg Pateryn
  • Tomas Plekanec
  • Carey Price
  • Michael Ryder
  • P.K. Subban
  • Jarred Tinordi
  • Dustin Tokarski
  • Yannick Weber
  • Ryan White

Anaheim Ducks:

  • Francois Beauchemin

Detroit Red Wings:

  • Daniel Cleary

Los Angeles Kings:

  • Jarret Stoll

New York Islanders:

  • Marty Reasoner

Ottawa Senators:

  • Andre Benoit

San Jose Sharks:

  • Raffi Torres

Toronto Maple Leafs:

  • Mikhail Grabovski
  • Ryan O'Byrne

St. Louis Blues:

  • Jaroslav Halak

Washington Capitals:

  • Jason Chimera
  • Mike Ribeiro

Vancouver Canucks:

  • Chris Higgins
  • Maxime Lapierre

Andre Benoit, Mikhail Grabovski, Carey Price and Maxime Lapierre were members of the Bulldogs' 2007 Calder Cup Championship team. Four former Bulldogs head coaches are also coaching in the playoffs: Claude Julien, Doug Jarvis, Geoff Ward with the Boston Bruins and Clement Jodoin with the Montreal Canadiens.