After seeing no NHL game action in the less than 24 hours he was recalled by the Rangers, Brandon Mashinter returned to the Whale Tuesday night with a thud. Mashinter was held scoreless including being stopped on a shootout attempt during the Whale's 4-3 shootout loss to Albany.
Mashinter was also a -2 and only registered one shot on goal.
He now has 3g, 4a and is a -2 in nine games since joining the Whale.
…not making excuses for the guy, but I can't imagine that was an easy 24-hours between all the travel as well as the disappointment of being recalled and not even getting to stay for the game.
…i'm expecting a much better performance from Mashinter Friday night.