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Nikiforov Recalled To Bridgeport

January 6, 2009 - ECHL (ECHL) - Utah Grizzlies News Release

West Valley City, Utah - Utah Grizzlies Head Coach and Director of Hockey Operations Kevin Colley announced today that forward Vladimir Nikiforov has been recalled to the AHL's Bridgeport Sound Tigers.

The Grizzlies are proud to be the ECHL affiliate of the NHL's New York Islanders and their AHL affiliate in Bridgeport.

Nikiforov, 21, was named an ECHL All-Star last week and leads Utah rookies with six goals and 12 assists in 29 games. He played four games with the Sound Tigers earlier this year.

Utah returns home to open a four-game in five-night home stand tonight when they will host the Reading Royals at 7:05 p.m.

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