NEWARK, NJ – After appearing in five games with Albany since Feb. 1, Eric Gelinas is heading back to the NHL. New Jersey recalled the defenseman prior to its Monday morning practice at AmeriHealth Pavilion. Gelinas registered two assists and a +3 rating during his recent five-game stint in the AHL.
The 22-year-old began the season with the AHL Devils. He posted a goal and two assists before being recalled by New Jersey on Oct. 23. In the NHL, he has six goals and 16 assists in 44 games.