The Phantoms have announced that left-wing Harry
Zolinerczyk (Zoln-uhr-check) has been returned
to Adirondack by the Philadelphia Flyers, according
to general manager Paul Holmgren.
Zolnierczyk, 25, played in six games with the
Flyers from February 12 through March 2 scoring
zero goals and one assist. He received a four-game
suspension from the NHL for charging Mike Lundin
of the Ottawa Senators in a game on March 2, 2013.
He has currently served two games of that suspension.
Per AHL by-laws, any player under suspension to
another league is ineligible to play in the AHL
pending review by the league President. Zolnierczyk
has now been ruled eligible by the AHL effective
He would have to sit out the remaining two games
of his suspension on any subsequent call-up to
"Harry Z" has been tabbed as an alternate
captain with the Phantoms this season and has
9 goals and 8 assists in 46 games this year. Zolnierczyk's
most recent game with Adirondack was February
10 vs. Syracuse.
He scored 3 goals and 3 assists in 37 games with
the Flyers last season including a highlight-reel
caliber goal on October 18, 2011 against Ottawa
in his NHL debut. He also played in 39 games with
Adirondack last year scoring 8 goals and 13 assists.
The Toronto native and former Ivy League Player
of the Year out of Brown University signed with
the Flyers organization as a free agent in March,
Zolinierczyk is one of nine players from this
year's Adirondack Phantoms roster to be called
up and played for the Philadelphia Flyers this
season along with Brayden Schenn, Sean Couturier,
Zac Rinaldo, Tye McGinn, Eric Wellwood, Andreas
Lilja, Brian Boucher and Erik Gustafsson.
The Adirondack Phantoms are back in action this
weekend with home games on Friday and Saturday
against the Springfield Falcons and Connecticut
Whale. Saturday night is Phantoms T-Shirt Night
for the first 2,500 fans in attendance.
Friday, March 8 (7:00) -
Springfield Falcons at Adirondack Phantoms. $2
Draft Beer Specials
Saturday, March 9 (7:00) -
Connecticut Whale at Adirondack Phantoms. Phantoms
T-Shirts for first 2,500 fans presented by Olive
Garden, Red Lobster and Bartlett Industries.
Sunday, March 10 (3:00) -
Adirondack Phantoms at Albany Devils
Wednesday, March 13 (7:00) -
Adirondack Phantoms at Portland Pirates
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