The South Carolina Stingrays announced today that forward Jared Knight has been recalled to the Providence Bruins and forward Hunter Bishop has been loaned to the Lake Erie Monsters of the American Hockey League (AHL).
Knight, 20, skated in two games with the Stingrays adding no points. The Battle Creek, Michigan, native dressed in two contests with the Bruins (AHL) earlier this season also registering no points. Knight is currently in his first professional season after spending the last four campaigns with the London Knights of the Ontario Hockey League. In 250 games with the Knights, the second-round draft pick of the Bruins (32nd overall) in the 2010 NHL Entry Draft totaled 209 points (102 goals, 107 assists) and helped the team capture the OHL championship in 2012.
Bishop, 25, earns his first call-up of the season and is second on the Stingrays with 31 points (15 goals, 16 assists) in 35 games. Missing last season due to injury, the Fairbanks, Alaska native competed in 34 AHL contests with the Hamilton Bulldogs in 2010-11 grabbing four goals and four assists for eight points. Prior to turning pro, Bishop attended Ohio State University for two seasons (2008-10) and skated in four contests with the University of North Dakota in 2006-07 totaling 59 points (29 goals, 30 assists) in 79 games.