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Bjornfot, Fagemo, Turcotte Recalled by LA Kings

Jan 19, 2023
Written By: Ontario Reign

The LA Kings announced the following roster transactions Thursday:

  • Defenseman Tobias Bjornfot and forwards Samuel Fagemo and Alex Turcotte have been recalled from the Ontario Reign, the Kings' primary affiliate in the American Hockey League (AHL).

Bjornfot, 21, earned an assist (0-1=1) in four games with the Kings after opening the season with the Reign where he registered four points (2-2=4) with a plus-5 rating in 29 games. The 22nd overall pick in the 2019 NHL Draft is a veteran of 110 NHL games with the Kings and has collected 15 points (1-14=15). The 6-0, 200-pound defenseman has scored 23 points (8-15=23) in 74 career AHL games with Ontario.

Fagemo, 22, has appeared in three games with the Kings this season, scoring his first two NHL points (1-1=2), including his first NHL goal Dec. 3 against Carolina. The 6-0, 200-pound forward also suited up in 27 AHL games with Ontario, collecting 18 points (12-6=18). In 122 AHL games with the Reign, the Goteborg, Sweden native has compiled 80 points (49-31=80) with 46 penalty minutes (PIM) and a plus-8 rating.

Turcotte, 21, has skated in 18 games with Ontario this season, registering 12 points (5-7=12) and a plus-5 rating. Drafted fifth overall in the 2019 NHL Draft, Turcotte has appeared in eight NHL contests with the Kings after making his NHL debut last season. The 5-11, 185-pound forward has posted 51 points (17-34=51) with 52 PIM and a plus-19 rating in 77 career AHL games.