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Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen Recalled to Rochester


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Jonas Johansson has earned his keep, working his way up from Sweden to Cincinnati to Rochester, bettering his SV% and GAA along the way.  Meanwhile, Hamburglar appears to have been playing like hot ass in Rochester.

Likely Hamburglar will backup Johansson night to night, and UPL will get 5-8 callups to Rochester this season, like Johansson did over the past couple of years.

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2 hours ago, IKnowPhysics said:

Jonas Johansson has earned his keep, working his way up from Sweden to Cincinnati to Rochester, bettering his SV% and GAA along the way.  Meanwhile, Hamburglar appears to have been playing like hot ass in Rochester.

Likely Hamburglar will backup Johansson night to night, and UPL will get 5-8 callups to Rochester this season, like Johansson did over the past couple of years.

That’s definitely not what will happen. UPL is just getting some conditioning games in Cincinnati. He’ll be in Rochester splitting time with Hammond. Or more likely, taking over as starter with Hammond as the backup. Johansson will go to Cincinnati. 

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I would say this is just part of his rehab.  Ease him back into playing full games against lower level competition on a team whose results don’t really matter.  He may play one game, then have a week off, play one game, then 4-5 days off, etc etc, working his way up to where he feels ok playing 2 games in 3 days.

When he feels back up to full speed, he’ll be in Rochester.

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