Isles place D Hamonic on IR

Uniondale, NY ( - The New York Islanders placed defenseman Travis Hamonic on injured reserve on Friday.

Hamonic suffered an upper-body injury during a 3-2 win against the Ottawa Senators on Dec. 2.

The 24-year-old has posted three goals and six points over 21 games this season, his fifth with the Islanders.

New York also recalled defenseman Ryan Pulock from Bridgeport (AHL) on an emergency basis.

Pulock, who was selected 15th overall by the Islanders in the 2013 NHL Entry Draft, leads all AHL rookie defensemen with eight goals and has 13 points in 20 games for the Sound Tigers this season.