Kindl Recalled by Panthers, Schemitsch Recalled by T-BirdsNov 18, 2016
The 29-year old Kindl has recorded seven points (1-6-7) in 13 games with Springfield (AHL) this season, tying him for the lead in scoring among Thunderbirds defensemen. During the 2015-16 season, Kindl recorded two points (0-2-2) in 19 games with the Panthers, six points (2-4-6) in 25 games with the Detroit Red Wings and four points (3-1-4) in 10 games with the Grand Rapids Griffins (AHL).
The 6-3, 199-pound native of Sumperk, Czech Republic has played 292 NHL games for the Panthers (2015-16) and Red Wings (2009-16) recording 70 points (16-54-70). Kindl was originally selected by Detroit in the first round (19th overall) of the 2005 NHL Draft.
Additionally, the Thunderbirds have also recalled defenseman Thomas Schemitsch from the Manchester Monarchs of the ECHL. The 20-year-old Schemitsch has skated in four games for the Thunderbirds this season as an AHL rookie.