|Oscar Moller tallied a goal Friday night in the Monarchs' 4-1 loss and is on his way to Columbus for the Kings game on Saturday.
LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Kings have recalled forward Oscar Moller from the Manchester Monarchs of the American Hockey League, Kings President/General Manager Dean Lombardi announced Saturday.
Moller, 20, has recorded five points (3-2=5), a plus-3 rating and four penalty minutes in five games with Manchester this season. His three goals are tied for first on the team (with Andrei Loktionov), while his five points are second on the club. He’s also tied for second on the club with 12 shots on goal.
The 5-10, 186-pound native of Stockholm Sweden appeared in 40 games for the Kings last season – his rookie year – and recorded 15 points (7-8=15). He led Kings rookies with five power-play goals (10th among NHL rookies). He made his NHL debut Oct. 11, 2008 and became the 15th youngest player to appear in a game for the Kings. Moller also appeared in eight games with Manchester last season, recording five points (2-3=5).
Internationally, Moller captained Team Sweden to its second straight silver medal at the 2009 World Junior Championships (6 GP, 1-3=4). He was also on Sweden’s 2008 silver-medal winning team.