Ladd was recalled by the Islanders on Monday, Arthur Staple of The Athletic reports.
Ladd has spent 34 games with AHL Bridgeport this year after suffering a torn ACL last March, but the 34-year-old forward is expected to stay in the NHL for the rest of the season. He'll toil in a bottom-six role, and between two NHL games this year, Ladd has recorded 11 hits.
The Islanders reassigned Ladd to AHL Bridgeport on Sunday.
Ladd was called up and played Friday against the Red Wings, and he served on the third line, recording six hits across 11:25 of ice time. The 34-year-old winger will head down, and Kieffer Bellows was recalled in a corresponding move.
The Islanders recalled Ladd (upper body) from AHL Bridgeport on Friday.
Ladd was dealing with an upper-body injury in early February while in the minors, but he's evidently left that issue in the rearview mirror. The 34-year-old winger, who's appeared in just one game with the big club this campaign, will skate on the Islanders' third line Friday against the Red Wings.
Ladd was not in the lineup for AHL Bridgeport on Wednesday, as he is dealing with an upper-body injury, Arthur Staple of The Athletic reports.
There is no word yet as to the severity of the injury or when Ladd might return. Ladd has been a bust since signing with the Islanders and may continue to be buried at the AHL level for the remainder of the season. The fact that the Islanders are struggling to score goals but haven't recalled Ladd suggests he won't be relevant again fantasy-wise anytime soon.
Ladd wasn't sent to the AHL for poor performance, Andrew Gross of Newsday reports.
Ladd was sent down to the AHL before the Christmas roster freeze Tuesday because general manager Lou Lamoriello wanted to assure that the team would have some roster flexibility had Scott Mayfield (flu) not been ready to return Friday. Mayfield did return and Ladd scored two goals in his first game back with Bridgeport. Ladd should once again get the call to come back to the Islanders in the near future.
The Islanders loaned Ladd to AHL Bridgeport on Friday.
Ladd will continue to bounce between leagues this season, so there's no reason for fantasy owners to have him on their radar. He's gone scoreless in one appearance with the big club this campaign.
Ladd practiced on the third line Sunday for the Islanders, Andrew Gross of Newsday reports.
Ladd was recalled early Saturday but didn't play in the 6-5 shootout loss to the Ducks. He was on a line with Derick Brassard and Tom Kuhnhackl. Ladd hasn't played an NHL game since March 24. He has recovered from his knee injury, but it remains to be seen if he still has the speed and mobility to play at the NHL level.
Ladd will not play Saturday versus the Ducks, Andrew Gross of Newsday reports.
Ladd was recalled from Bridgeport of the AHL earlier Saturday. The Islanders have been offensively challenged of late but won't immediately insert Ladd into game action. This Islanders next play Monday versus the Blue Jackets and it would seem that Ladd could be a replacement for Ross Johnston on the third line with Derick Brassard and Tom Kuhnhackl.
The Islanders recalled Ladd from AHL Bridgeport on Saturday, Arthur Staple of The Athletic reports.
After tearing his ACL in March, Ladd started the 2019-20 season on long-term IR and was eventually waived and sent to the minors. The 34-year-old has been decent with Bridgeport, accruing seven goals and two helpers over 19 games, and with injuries stacking up with the big club's forward corps, Ladd will get another shot at the top level.
Ladd could still find playing time with the Islanders this season, Arthur Staple of The Athletic reports.
Ladd has spent over a month with Bridgeport of the AHL. He struggled at first but according to general manager Lou Lamoirello, he is playing better now and still has a future this season with the Islanders. Ladd has seven goals and nine points in 19 games for Bridgeport, with two of those scores coming Wednesday. The Islanders have been struggling to score for most of the season and it should surprise nobody if Ladd eventually gets a chance to earn his contract once again.
Ladd has cleared waivers, been activated off of long-term injured reserve and loaned to Bridgeport of the AHL.
This news doesn't come as a surprise, as there was no way another NHL team was going to claim Ladd and take on his massive contract. The Islanders plan on having the veteran forward work his way back into game shape at Bridgeport, but this may also be the team's way of simply burying his salary.
Ladd was placed on waivers by the Islanders on Thursday.
Ladd only recently returned from an extended knee injury and has yet to suit up in an NHL game this year. The winger figures to report to AHL Bridgeport if he clears, where he previously played five games this season on a conditioning assignment.
Ladd (knee) will be available for Wednesday's matchup with the Maple Leafs, Newsday's Laura Albanese reports.
At this point it isn't clear if Ladd will actually draw into the lineup against Toronto, but he'll be available if needed. The veteran forward only managed one goal in five games during his recent AHL conditioning stint, so fantasy owners should temper their expecations in regards to his offensive production now that he's back with the big club.
Ladd (knee) will play two more games for AHL Bridgeport in order to extend his conditioning assignment.
The Sound Tigers are in action Saturday and Sunday versus AHL Providence and Belleville, respectively, so the earliest Ladd would return to action for the Islanders would be Wednesday's matchup with the Maple Leafs. Where the winger fits into the lineup remains to be seen, but it will likely be in a bottom-six assignment, though he could challenge Derick Brassard for a spot on the second line.
Ladd (knee) will play for AHL Bridgeport on Wednesday before returning to the Islanders, Andrew Gross of Newsday reports.
The Islanders are currently riding a nine-game winning streak, so even though Ladd will presumably be healthy enough to make his season debut Thursday against Pittsburgh, at this point there's no guaranteeing that coach Barry Trotz will be willing to tinker with his winning lineup.
Ladd (knee) has been moved onto long-term injured reserve and reassigned to AHL Bridgeport on a conditioning assignment.
Ladd coming off non-roster injured reserve is actually a step in the right direction. The Sound Tigers are in action both Saturday and Sunday versus AHL Lehigh Valley , which figures to be the first competitive games for Ladd since he was injured back in March. Barring any setbacks, the 33-year-old could return to the lineup sooner rather than later for the Islanders.
Ladd (knee) wore a regular jersey at Sunday's practice, Andrew Gross of Newsday reports.
Ladd had previously been practicing in a non-contact jersey, so this development is a major step in his recovery from a torn ACL. Ladd will still need to get some more practice reps under his belt before he's ready to play, and a removal from IR should precipitate his return to game action.
Ladd (knee) practiced with the Islanders on Saturday, Andrew Gross of Newsday reports.
Ladd was in an orange non-contact jersey, but skating with the team was the next step in his recovery from a torn ACL. Ladd is still not expected to return to game action until some point in November.
General manager Lou Lamoriello said Ladd (knee) should return in late November, Andrew Gross of Newsday reports.
Ladd is still recovering from a torn ACL he suffered in March. He has been skating on his own and should be ready to practice in a non-contact fashion soon. He'll begin the season on injured reserve. Late November is far away, so it's tough to project where he'll slot into the lineup since injuries and shaky play can surface. However, Ladd will likely land somewhere in the bottom six.
Ladd (knee) will start the 2019-20 season on injured reserve, Brian Compton of NHL.com reports.
The news doesn't come as a surprise considering Ladd wasn't expected to be ready for Opening Night against Washington on Oct. 4. The team has been adamant it won't rush the winger back onto the ice until he is 100 percent. With Ladd unavailable, a spot in the lineup will be up for grabs, with Josh Ho-Sang, Tom Kuhnhackl and Ross Johnston all potential replacements.
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