Colorado Avalanche recall forward Brian Willsie from AHL Lake Erie

Author:
Publish date:

DENVER - The Colorado Avalanche have recalled forward Brian Willsie from Lake Erie of the AHL.

The team said that Willsie would be available for Colorado's game at home against the Detroit Red Wings on Saturday night.

Willsie has scored six points in nine games for the Monsters this season. The team's 31-year-old captain is tied for second in goals and ranks third in points.

He had four points in 42 games for the Avalanche last season.

TOP HEADLINES

Francesco Arcuri
Play

An NHL Draft Prospect's Journey Into the Unknown

Francesco Arcuri was one of many NHL draft prospects sent overseas to continue development during the COVID-19 pandemic. For a 17-year-old, it's a bit more than just changing homes.

USATSI_15733320_168394049_lowres
Play

Leafs acquire Nash, Increase Cap Space Ahead of NHL Trade Deadline

In acquiring injured forward Riley Nash from the Columbus Blue Jackets, the Toronto Maple Leafs extended their cap space at the deadline, while adding a depth forward who can play for them in the playoffs.

USATSI_15818237_168394049_lowres
Play

Maple Leafs' William Nylander to Miss at Least Three More Games due to COVID-19 Protocol

Toronto Maple Leafs forward William Nylander' quarantine will last a minimum of seven days before he can return to the lineup. Nylander was placed on the NHL's COVID-19 protocols on Wednesday.