NEWARK, NJ – New Jersey and Albany swapped forwards Monday morning. The NHL Devils announced that they have recalled right winger Steve Bernier from the AHL and have returned left winger Reid Boucher on loan to Albany.
Bernier has played in played in all nine games for the AHL Devils this season, posting a goal and four assists. Last season, he played 78 games with New Jersey and had three goals and nine helpers.
Boucher began the year in Albany and was recalled on Oct. 27. He made his NHL season debut the next day at Pittsburgh. The 21-year-old has played six games with Albany this year, posting a goal and three assists.
Next up, New Jersey host St. Louis Tuesday at 7:30 pm and Albany travels to face Hartford Wednesday at 11 am.