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Adam Pelech | Defenseman | #50

Team: New York Islanders
Age / DOB:  (22) / 8/16/1994
Ht / Wt:  6'3' / 210
Drafted: 2012 / Rd. 3 (65) / NYI
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The New York Islanders have called up Adam Pelech.
Pelech was activated off the injured reserve on Dec. 31 and then sent to AHL Bridgeport. He has a goal and three points in nine games with the Islanders in 2016-17. Jan 5 - 11:07 AM

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Adam Pelech has been activated from I/R and loaned to the Bridgeport Sound Tigers of the AHL.

The 22-year-old has posted four points in 10 games with Bridgeport, along with three points in nine games for the Islanders. The talented blue liner should be back in the NHL before we know it.
Sat, Dec 31, 2016 05:21:00 PM

Adam Pelech (upper body) was on the ice again on Monday.

The NHL roster freeze is now in effect, so Pelech can't be sent down until Dec. 28, if the Islanders wish to do so at all. It's possible that he'll return to the Islanders' lineup on Friday.
Tue, Dec 20, 2016 09:20:00 AM

Adam Pelech has started skating again as he has been out since November 28 with an upper body injury.

The defenseman will likely see some AHL time during his recovery. He has a goal and two assists in nine games thus far after spending the first three weeks of the season in the minors. He has limited fantasy value at best.
Mon, Dec 19, 2016 09:54:00 AM

Adam Pelech (upper body) has been moved to the injured reserve list.

Pelech's shift to the IR list probably has less to do with any new information about his status and more to do with the fact that Dennis Seidenberg was ready to be activated, so those moves cancel each other out from a roster size perspective. Pelech has a goal and three points in nine games this season.
Thu, Dec 1, 2016 05:40:00 PM

New York Islanders defenseman Adam Pelech left Monday night's 2-1 overtime win over the Calgary Flames with an upper-body injury.

Pelech was called up for the game because of an upper-body injury to Travis Hamonic.
Mon, Nov 28, 2016 10:32:00 PM

Adam Pelech will be in the lineup Monday night against Vancouver.

He was called up from the minors after Travis Hamonic went down with an upper-body injury. Pelech will be paired with Nick Leddy in the contest.
Mon, Nov 7, 2016 04:28:00 PM

Adam Pelech has been called up by the New York Islanders.

The 22-year-old defender has posted four points in 10 games with AHL Bridgeport thus far, which is significantly ahead of the pace he had his last two seasons down on the farm. Pelech also has two points in nine games in the bigs.
Sun, Nov 6, 2016 05:58:00 PM

Coach Jack Capuano will forego any lineup changes for Saturday's Game 2 versus Tampa Bay.

Which means Adam Pelech will be joined by a cast of mostly injured Islanders; Brian Strait, Eric Boulton, Jaroslav Halak, James Wright, Anders Lee, and Mikhail Grabovski.
Source: NHL.com
Sat, Apr 30, 2016 02:52:00 PM

Adam Pelech, Eric Boulton, and Christopher Gibson will each be scratched in Friday's Game 5 against Florida.

No surprises here, as each have served merely as desperate injury fill-ins all season long. Pelech, however, may see some time should Marek Zidlicky falter in Ryan Pulock's absence.
Fri, Apr 22, 2016 06:46:00 PM

Adam Pelech (upper body) returned to action on Saturday.

Pelech was out of action almost 12 weeks before playing in his eighth game of the season. The 21-year-old blueliner played 18:41 and was a minus-two against the Sabres. He has no fantasy value at this time.
Sun, Apr 10, 2016 02:36:00 AM

Coach Jack Capuano said that defenseman Adam Pelech is close to returning to action and has been practicing.

Pelech suffered an upper body injury in January and has not played since the 17th of the month. He has only two assists in seven games this season.
Sun, Apr 3, 2016 07:37:00 AM

Adam Pelech (upper body) could be ready to return to practice Monday.

Pelech has been out of the lineup since January 17th so this is great news for the Islanders. Pelech could return to the New York lineup shortly but is likely going to need a conditioning stint with Bridgeport of the AHL or possibly even stay down in the minors. It was originally thought that the injury could be career threatening so to be able to come back just a couple of months later is great news.
Sun, Mar 27, 2016 10:47:00 AM

Adam Pelech has started skating again.

Pelech has started skating either by himself or with other injured Islander teammates. He is still considered to be 'several weeks' away from making any return to the Isles' lineup. Pelech has been out of the lineup since January 17. This is a remarkable recovery as his injury was once considered to be career ending.
Mon, Mar 14, 2016 09:51:00 AM

Adam Pelech's upper-body injury is will "almost certainly" end his season, according to Arthur Staple's sources.

Pelech is still undergoing tests though, so nothing is certain yet. We don't have a lot of details about the nature of Pelech's injury, but Islanders coach Jack Capuano described it as a "freak thing."
Wed, Jan 20, 2016 12:19:00 PM

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All Positions
PosRoleName
C1John Tavares
2Brock Nelson
3Alan Quine
4Casey Cizikas
5Mikhail Grabovski
LW1Andrew Ladd
2Anders Lee
3Anthony Beauvillier
4Nikolay Kulemin
5Shane Prince
RW1Ryan Strome
2Josh Bailey
3Cal Clutterbuck
4Jason Chimera
5Stephen Gionta
D1Johnny Boychuk
2Nick Leddy
3Travis Hamonic
4Thomas Hickey
5Dennis Seidenberg
6Calvin de Haan
7Adam Pelech
8Scott Mayfield
9Ryan Pulock
G1Thomas Greiss
2Jean-Francois Berube