ANCHORAGE – The Alaska Aces announced that ECHL All-Star forward Julian Talbot (pictured) has been returned to the team by the Providence Bruins of the American Hockey League.
The Aces also announced that defenseman Stephen Wood has been recalled to the AHL by the Peoria Rivermen and subsequently loaned to the Bridgeport Sound Tigers in exchange for forward Peter Ferraro.
The 21-year-old Talbot, who is tied for third among ECHL rookies with 40 points (16g-24a) in 50 games, is expected to be in the lineup for Alaska on Friday when it begins a three-game homestand against Bakersfield. He had three points (1g-2a) in seven games with Providence.
Alaska is the ECHL affiliate of the St. Louis Blues of the National Hockey League and Peoria of the AHL.