Former Storm forward Justin Auger was recalled by the NHL’s Los Angeles Kings on Tuesday. Should he debut with the Kings, Auger will become the 53rd alumnus to play in the NHL.
The 23-year-old Auger (born May 14, 1994) is a 6-6, 232-pound native of Kitchener, Ontario who has appeared in three games this season for Ontario, going scoreless with four penalty minutes. This marks his first career NHL recall.
Selected in the fourth-round (103rd overall) of the 2013 NHL Draft, Auger has appeared in 202 career AHL games with Ontario and Manchester, posting 85 points (43-42=85), a plus-30 rating and 178 penalty minutes. He played in all 19 games during Manchester’s 2015 Calder Cup Championship run, where he recorded two points (1-1=2) and eight penalty minutes.
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