PENSACOLA, Fla. – The Pensacola Ice Pilots announced that defenseman David Turon has been recalled to St. John’s of the American Hockey League. Pensacola is the ECHL affiliate of St. John’s of the AHL and Toronto of the National Hockey League.
In his second professional season, the 21-year-old Turon has eight points and 14 penalty minutes in 24 games with Pensacola. Under contract to Toronto of the NHL, the 6-2 and 187-pound Turon was selected in the fourth round (122nd overall) by Toronto in the 2002 NHL Entry Draft.
As a rookie in 2003-04, he had one assist in 11 games with St. John’s and 15 points (8g-7a) and 57 penalty minutes in 42 games with Memphis of the Central Hockey League.