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LA Kings Recall Gabriel Vilardi from Ontario Reign

No. 11 overall pick in 2017 NHL Draft scored two points in his NHL debut last week

by LA Kings @LAKings /

The LA Kings have recalled forward Gabriel Vilardi from Ontario (AHL), according to Vice President and General Manager Rob Blake.

Video: FLA@LAK: Vilardi scores opening goal in NHL debut

Vilardi was selected in the first-round (11th overall) of the 2017 NHL Draft and made his NHL debut last Thursday (Feb. 20) against the Florida Panthers, recording two points (1-1=2). He appeared in three games during his first NHL recall.

Video: FLA@LAK: Frk finishes of the feed from Vilardi

The Kingston, Ontario native has appeared in 32 games with the Reign this season, posting 25 points (9-16=25) and a plus-4 rating. The 6-3, 205-pound forward currently ranks tied for fourth on the Reign in points, tied for sixth in goals, tied for third in assists, tied for first in power-play goals (4) and third in points per game (0.78).

The Kings continue a five-game homestand tonight against the Pittsburgh Penguins.

The game starts at 7:30 p.m. and will be broadcast on NBCSN and the LA Kings Audio Network on iHeartRadio.

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