The Philadelphia Flyers announced that they have recalled forward Darroll Powe from their American Hockey League affiliate, the Philadelphia Phantoms, according to club General Manager Paul Holmgren. Powe has been assigned uniform number #36 and will be available for tonight’s Flyers-New Jersey Devils game at Wachovia Center (Comcast SportsNet and 610 WIP at 7:00 p.m.). In addition, the team announced that forward Jonathon Kalinski has been reassigned to the Phantoms.
Powe, 23, was scoreless in three games for the Flyers this season. He has recorded four goals and three assists for seven points and 20 penalty minutes in eight games for the Phantoms this season. He posted 23 points (9G,14A) and 133 penalty minutes in 76 regular season games for the Phantoms last season. He was third on the team in penalty minutes with 133.
Over parts of the last three seasons with the Phantoms (2006-07 through 2008-09), Powe has recorded 15 goals and 19 assists for 34 points and 173 penalty minutes in 95 regular season games. He posted four points (2G,2A) and 20 penalty minutes in 11 regular season games with the Phantoms after joining the team at the completion of his senior season at Princeton University (2006-07).
In four seasons with the Princeton Tigers (2003-04 through 2006-07), Powe registered 28 goals and 32 assists for 60 points and 180 penalty minutes in 120 games. He was a two-time winner of The Richard F. Vaughan Cup (2006 and 2007), which is “awarded annually to that varsity player who best exemplifies perseverance and dedication to Princeton hockey.” He also won The Blackwell Trophy for the 2006-07 season, which is “awarded annually to that member of the Princeton varsity hockey team who in play, sportsmanship and influence has contributed most to the sport.”
A native of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Powe was signed by the Flyers as a free agent on April 17, 2008.
Kalinski, 21, was scoreless in six games for the Flyers this season. He has recorded two goals and three assists for five points and 16 penalty minutes in 16 games for the Phantoms this season. A native of Bonneyville, Alberta, Kalinski was selected by the Flyers in the sixth round (152nd overall) of the 2007 NHL Entry Draft.