The Springfield Falcons have announced the recall of LW Radek Smolenak, G Jonathan Boutin and D Geoff Waugh from Johnstown of the ECHL. In addition, the team has reassigned LW David Spina to Johnstown of the ECHL.
Through 6 games in Johnstown this season Smolenak has 2 goals and 6 points with 6 penalty minutes and a -4 rating. A 3rd round pick in the 2005 NHL Entry Draft, Smolenak was rated the 9th best prospect in the organization in Bolt Prospects' Preliminary Rankings for 2006-2007. Boutin expectedly returns to the Falcons after going 0-2-0 in the last week with a 3.07 GAA and .919 save percentage. Waugh, who just recently cleared up work visa issues which had plagued him after strong showings at Lightning and Chiefs camps, was even in 2 games played with the Chiefs with 2 penalty minutes.
The P.E.I. Rocket trades to the QuÃ©bec Remparts the player JONATHAN BOUTIN (85-03-28).
In return, the QuÃ©bec Remparts trade to the P.E.I. Rocket the players LOUIS-PHILIPPE LACHANCE (86-01-02), JEAN-FRANÃ‡OIS BERNARD (86-11-10) and their 2nd round pick choice of the 2005 entry draft.
LOUIS-PHILIPPE LACHANCE GP 41, G 1, A 12, Pts 13, PIM 40, + 16
JEAN-FRANÃ‡OIS BERNARD GP 6, W 2, L 4, GAA, 4.58, SAV% 0.878