Bernier, 31, had six points (one goal, five assists) in 24
games with the Islanders last season. He also appeared in six
Stanley Cup playoff games as the Islanders advanced to the
The Boston Bruins recalled goaltender Malcolm Subban on an
emergency basis from Providence of the American Hockey League.
Bruins starting goalie Tuukka Rask missed his second game
Saturday night with "general soreness." The injury is believed
to be to his leg.
The Dallas Stars recalled forward Justin Dowling from the Texas
Stars of the American Hockey League and placed forward Ales
Hemsky on injured reserve.
Dowling, 26, has a Texas Stars-leading eight points on two goals
and six assists through five games. He currently ranks second in
the AHL in points and second in the league in assists. He joined
Dallas as an undrafted free agent on March 26, 2014.
The Buffalo Sabres recalled goaltender Linus Ullmark from the
Rochester Americans of the American Hockey League.
Ullmark, 23, joins the Sabres for his first recall of the
2016-17 season after posting a 3-1-0 record, 2.75 goals-against
average and .926 save percentage in four games for Rochester.
The Nashville Predators recalled defenseman Matt Irwin from
Milwaukee of the American Hockey League.
Irwin, 28, has played in four games for the Admirals this
season, with one assist and four penalty minutes. He leads the
team in shots on goal with 16. (Editing by Frank Pingue)
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