Islanders Recall Mayfield and Sundstrom
2011 Draft Pick, Mayfield, Earns First NHL Call Up
The New York Islanders announced today that defenseman Scott Mayfield and forward Johan Sundstrom have been recalled under emergency conditions from the Bridgeport Sound Tigers of the American Hockey League.
Mayfield, 21, has 17 points (three goals, 14 assists) in 69 games with the Sound Tigers this season. The St. Louis, MO, native leads all active Sound Tigers defensemen in scoring and is third overall on the team in penalty minutes with 125.
The Islanders selected Mayfield in the second round (34th overall) of the 2011 National Hockey League Draft. Mayfield made his professional debut at the end of the 2012-13 season, after completing a two-year collegiate career at the University of Denver. In 81 games with the Pioneers, Mayfield scored 29 points (seven goals, 22 assists) with 188 penalty minutes.
Prior to his collegiate career, Mayfield played two seasons with the Youngstown Phantoms of the United States Hockey League. In 111 career USHL games, Mayfield totaled 38 points (17 goals, 21 assists) and 304 penalty minutes.