Johan Sundstrom Recalled By The New York Islanders
The New York Islanders have recalled Johan Sundstrom from the Bridgeport Sound Tigers due to Michael Grabner being out of the line-up with a concussion.
Per the Isles official press release:
SUNDSTROM EARNS FIRST NHL RECALL
Second round pick has 17 points with Sound Tigers
UNIONDALE, NY (March 11, 2014) – The New York Islanders announced today that Johan Sundstrom has been recalled under emergency conditions from the Bridgeport Sound Tigers of the American Hockey League.
Sundstrom, 21, has 17 points (seven goals, 10 assists) in 38 games this season with the Sound Tigers. The Gothenburg, Sweden, native scored 32 points (11 goals, 21 assists) in 59 games last year during his first season in North America.
The Islanders selected Sundstrom in the second round (50th overall) of the 2011 National Hockey League Draft. Prior to joining the Sound Tigers, Sundstrom played two professional seasons with Frolunda of the Swedish Hockey League.
On the international stage, Sundstrom has represented Sweden at the 2011 and 2012 World Junior Championships, winning gold in 2012.
It is expected that Sundstrom will be in the line-up when the Islanders host the San Jose Sharks tomorrow night at Nassau Coliseum.