LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Kings have recalled (emergency basis) forward Oscar Moller from the Ontario Reign (ECHL), Kings President/General Manager Dean Lombardi announced today.
This will be Moller’s second call-up to the Kings this season. In four games (Dec. 11 to Dec. 18) he recorded three points (1-2=3) and zero penalty minutes.
Moller, 22, has played in 59 games with the Manchester Monarchs (AHL) this season, serving as a team alternate captain. He has 50 points (23-27=50), 34 penalty minutes and a plus-13 rating. His 50 points and 23 goals rank second on Manchester, while his 27 assists are tied for third on the club. Moller has also netted four short-handed goals, tied for third in the AHL.
The 5-10, 189-pound native of Stockholm, Sweden split last season with the Kings and Monarchs. In 34 games with the Kings he had seven points (4-3=7) and four penalty minutes. In 43 games with Manchester he recorded 33 points (15-18=33) and 20 penalty minutes. Moller also had seven points (2-5=7) in 16 playoff games with Manchester, helping the Monarchs reach the AHL’s Eastern Conference Finals
Moller has appeared in 78 career NHL games (all with the Kings) and has 25 points (12-13=25) and 20 penalty minutes. He was originally selected by the Kings in the second round (52nd overall) in the 2007 NHL Entry Draft. He will wear No. 9.