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McCormick recalled by Avalanche, Skrastins off injured list

DENVER - Defenceman Karlis Skrastins was taken off the injured list and Cody McCormick recalled from the Colorado Avalanche AHL affiliate in time for Tuesday's game against Calgary.

Skrastins missed 12 games after hurting a shoulder during an Oct. 19 game in Chicago.

McCormick, meanwhile, has been with the Lake Erie Monsters since the season began, tallying six points in 13 games. A fifth-round draft pick in the 2001 entry draft, McCormick has played in 95 NHL games for the Avalanche.

Defenceman Jeff Jillson, who was recalled Oct. 27 but did not dress for the Avalanche, was sent down to Lake Erie.

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