The Devils have recalled Egor Yakovlev from Binghamton (AHL).
Yakovlev was sent down on Sunday to call-up a backup goalie MacKenzie Blackwood out but has been recalled to serve as the Devils’ 6/7th defenseman.
The Devils have assigned Egor Yakovlev to Binghamton (AHL).
Source: @NJDevils 01/6/19, 1:31 pm EST
Yakovlev will be a healthy scratch on Friday.
Yakovlev has been in the lineup for the last two games but will be scratched for Mirco Mueller on Friday. Yakovlev has two assists in six games this season.
Yakovlev will be back in the Devils lineup on Sunday.
Yakovlev was a healthy scratch on Friday vs. the Islanders, but will draw back into the lineup on Sunday. It will be Yakovlev’s fifth career NHL games and so far he has one assist while averaging 16:45 TOI/gm through four games.
Yakovlev will make his NHL debut on Sunday.
The Devils have recalled Yegor Yakovlev from Binghamton (AHL).
Yakovlev, 27, signed with the Devils this summer after six seasons in the KHL. Yakovlev had nine points (5G / 4A) in 35 KHL games last season and has picked up seven assists in seven AHL games this year. He could make his NHL debut on Thursday if Ben Lovejoy is still sidelined.