Found December 27, 2013 on Pro Sports Daily:
njury — and as a result the Vancouver Canucks have recalled goaltender Joacim Eriksson to dress as Eddie Lack’s backup. Eriksson was told two days before Christmas that he would be called up, and he received the news while he and his girlfriend were having a couple of days off in the Big Apple. “It was a great Christmas present, that’s for sure,” said Eriksson, who has been spending much of this season adjusting to play in North America as the AHL Utica Comets’ No. 1 goalie. The first month-and-a-half of the season he seemed to struggle with the increased traffic in front of the goal, along with all the other adjustments the goaltenders need to make when they come over. But more recently the 23-year-old Swede has played very well in Utica, registering a couple of shutouts along the way. (His record is 8-10-1 and goals-against average of 2.77.) And while it’s unclear whether he will get any game action in this stint with Vancouver, he will at least get a sense of the action in the ...
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