In a release, the Hershey Bears announced earlier today that they have returned defenseman Joey Leach to South Carolina. Additionally, they have recalled goaltender, Parker Milner. Per the release, Milner will join the team in Hartford ahead of tomorrow night’s game against the Wolfpack.
— Hershey Bears (@TheHersheyBears) January 24, 2017
Milner has played for two different AHL teams (Bridgeport and Iowa). The majority of his playing career after Boston College (2009-2013) has been in the ECHL. Hershey signed him during the off-season and sent him to South Carolina. In 27 games this season for the Stingrays, Milner is 17-8-0 with a GAA of 2.37.
There has been no additional information from Hershey regarding the status of Vitek Vanecek or Joe Cannata.
In a separate release, the Bears and Capitals have announced the recall of Chandler Stephenson. Read more in our article “Capitals Recall Chandler Stephenson”
By Julie Beidler
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