PHOENIX – The Phoenix RoadRunners announced that former goaltender Josh Tordjman has been recalled to the National Hockey League by the Phoenix Coyotes.
The RoadRunners are the ECHL affiliate of the San Jose Sharks of the National Hockey League and Worcester of the American Hockey League. The head coach of Worcester is Roy Sommer, who led Richmond to the Riley Cup championship in 1995 and was named ECHL Coach of the Year in 1995-96 after leading Richmond to the Brabham Cup title with a league-record 105 points. The assistant coach for Worcester is former ECHL player David Cuniff and the equipment manager is Vinny Ferraiuolo, who worked in the ECHL.
Signed as a free agent by the Phoenix Coyotes on July 2, 2006, the 22 year old was 4-4-0 with a goals-against average of 3.12 and a save percentage of .900 in nine games with the RoadRunners as a rookie in 2006-07 while also playing for San Antonio where he was 15-18-2 with a shutout, a goals-against average of 2.58 and a save percentage of .920 in 37 games.
He was named the Reebok/AHL Player of the Week for the period ending Dec. 7.