Pulock suffered an upper-body ailment in Saturday's AHL game for Bridgeport, although it is not a head injury, Michael Fornabaio of The Connecticut Post reports. Pulock is enjoying a strong season with the Sound Tigers, posting 12 goals with 35 points and a plus-8 rating through 41 games at the AHL level. Islanders fans are clamoring for the team to bring him up for a shot in the arm to the defenseman corps, but management is being careful not to rush him. He showed well last season with a goal and three points in six playoff games for the Islanders. Pulock is a good-looking option for those in long-term keeper pools.
Pulock (lower body) was activated from injured reserve and sent to AHL Bridgeport on Tuesday, With the stakes being lower in the minors, Pulock can return to game action to see how he holds up following the injury. The 15th overall pick in the 2013 draft has only played in on NHL game this season, but the big-bodied defenseman carries plenty of offensive upside, having reached double-digit scoring totals in three of four seasons with the WHL's Brandon Wheat Kings between 2010-14, and tacking on 24 points in 51 games with the Sound Tigers of the AHL last season.
Pulock (lower body) remains on injured reserve and will not suit up against the Flames on Monday. Pulock has played in one game this season and logged just 3:57 of ice time before picking up this injury. With a total of 16 career NHL games under his belt, the Isles may opt to send the 22-year-old back to the AHL once he is cleared to return. Long-term, the defenseman is certainly a prospect to keep an eye on, but may still be a year or two away from seeing regular minutes. Look for an update from the organization once he is taken off IR.
Pulock (lower body) was able to get back on the ice Friday, Arthur Staple of Newsday reports. Pulock has been on the IR since Oct. 22. His original timetable had him returning in 4-6 weeks. The four week mark will be Saturday so he looks to be on schedule. Pulock remains one of the Islanders top prospects but is likely headed back to the AHL when ready to play unless the Islanders were to suffer another injury to their current defensive corps.
Pulock is likely to be out for 4-to-6 weeks with his lower-body injury, Shannon Hogan of MSG Networks reports. This is a tough blow for a guy who is already in the Calder Trophy conversation based on his supreme offensive instincts from the blue line and cannon for a shot. The Isles cannot catch a break, as Pulock had replaced yet another defenseman -- Nick Leddy (upper body) -- before going down himself in Friday's game against the Coyotes.
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