SAN DIEGO – The San Diego Gulls announced that Frantisek Skladany (pictured) has been called up to the Colorado Avalanche of the National Hockey League and that he is expected to be in the lineup against Nashville on Tuesday. The Gulls also announced that left wing Cody McLeod has been recalled to the Lowell Lock Monsters of the American Hockey League.
The Gulls are the ECHL affiliate of the Avalanche of the NHL and the Lock Monsters of the AHL.
Selected in the fifth round (143rd overall) by Colorado in the 2001 NHL Entry Draft, the 23-year-old Skladany began the season in San Diego scoring five points (2g-3a) in nine games before the Avalanche moved him to Lowell where he has five points (1g-4a) in 21 games.
In his first professional season and under contract to Lowell, the 21-year-old McLeod has nine points (4g-5a) and 48 penalty minutes in 16 games with San Diego.