Goalie Delmas gets return ticket to Hamilton

Goaltender Peter Delmas has been recalled by the Hamilton Bulldogs from the East Coast Hockey League’s Wheeling Nailers. Delmas will join the American Hockey League team in time for Friday’s (Jan. 13) game in Glens Falls against the Adirondack Phantoms.

Delmas, 21, has played in 15 games for the Nailers this season, posting a 9-4-0 record, a 2.43 goals against average and a .909 save percentage. The Bedford, N.S. native was previously recalled to the Bulldogs on Oct. 31 and returned to Wheeling on Nov. 3 without having played a game.

In 24 games with Wheeling last season, Delmas recorded 15 wins, six losses and two overtime losses, with a 2.03 goals against average and a .928 save percentage. He also played two games for Hamilton, posting a 1-0-1 record, a 1.92 goals against average and a .933 save percentage.

In the ECHL’s 2011 Kelly Cup Playoffs, the 6’12, 190-pound goaltender posted an 8-5-1 record, a 3.13 goals against average and a .903 save percentage playing in 15 of Wheeling’s 17 post-season games before the Wheelers were eliminated in six games by the Kalamazoo Wings in the Eastern Conference Finals.

The Phantoms sit in third place in the Eastern Conference’s Northeast Division with 38 points. The Bulldogs occupy third place in the North Division of the Western Conference with 37 points.