The New York Islanders announced today that forward Jon Sim has been recalled from from loan on emergency basis from the Bridgeport Sound Tigers of the American Hockey League (AHL). Trent Hunter is undergoing an MRI on his left knee today.
Sim, 33, has one assist with ten penalty minutes in fifteen games this season with the Islanders. The New Glasgow, NS, native has also posted seven goals and two assists in just eight AHL games with the Sound Tigers this year.
Last year Sim scored 22 points (nine goals, 13 assists) in 77 games during his 12th NHL season and his third with the Islanders.
The Dallas Stars drafted Sim in the third round, 70th overall, of the 1996 NHL Entry Draft. In 450 career NHL games with Dallas, the Nashville Predators, the Los Angeles Kings, the Pittsburgh Penguins, the Philadelphia Flyers, the Florida Panthers, the Atlanta Thrashers and the Islanders, Sim has scored 136 points (74 goals, 62 assists) and posted 302 penalty minutes.