The Philadelphia Flyers announced today that they have recalled 5-11, 185-lb left wing Zac Rinaldo
and 5-10, 180-lb defenseman Erik Gustafsson from their American Hockey League affiliate, the Adirondack Phantoms, according to general manager Paul Holmgren. They will both be available for tonight’s 7pm game vs. Winnipeg, with Rinaldo wearing #36 and Gustafsson wearing #26.
Rinaldo, 21 (6/15/90), has appeared in five games for the Flyers so far this season. He recorded 28 PIM and also picked up his first NHL point with an assist on Oct. 18 at Ottawa.
Gustafsson, 22 (12/15/88) comes to the Flyers for the first time this season. He has four assists in eight games for the Phantoms so far this season. Gustafsson appeared in three games for the Flyers last season, and also posted 49 points (5G, 44A) for the Phantoms in 72 appearances in 2010-11.