The Philadelphia Flyers have recalled center Jon Kalinski from their American Hockey League affiliate, the Adirondack Phantoms, according to club General Manager Paul Holmgren. Kalinski will be available to play in tonight’s Flyers-Thrashers game at Philips Arena in Atlanta.
Kalinski, 22, has one goal and three assists for four points in 15 games with Adirondack this season. In 2008-09, he registered three points (1G,2A) in 12 games with the Flyers and made his NHL debut on November 21 at Buffalo. He missed 18 games with the Flyers due to a thigh injury.
He also posted 17 points (10G,7A) in 46 regular season games with the Flyers’ AHL affiliate, the Philadelphia Phantoms and three points (1G,2A) in four Calder Cup Playoff games last season. Over parts of three seasons with the Phantoms (2007-08 to 2009-10), Kalinski has recorded 24 points (11G,13A) and 55 penalty minutes in 66 career games and six points (2G,4A) in 14 Calder Cup Playoff games.
A native of Bonnyville, Alberta, Kalinski was selected by the Flyers in the sixth round (152nd overall) of the 2007 NHL Entry Draft. He signed an entry-level contract with the Flyers on March 30, 2008.