With the Ducks veterans healthy the Ducks send the rookies down to San Diego which means the the Ducks officially have for the first time in a long time an all veteran lineup. Ducks welcome back defenseman Korbinian Holzer and will expect for him to draw back into the lineup during the Canadian road swing with one stop in Philadelphia before returning to Honda Center.
The Ducks have recalled defensemen Korbinian Holzer and Jaycob Megna from the San Diego Gulls, Anaheim’s primary development affiliate in the American Hockey League (AHL). In addition, Anaheim has reassigned right wing Troy Terry, left wing Max Jones, center Sam Carrick and defensemen Andy Welinski, Jacob Larsson, Jake Dotchin and Andrej Sustr to San Diego.
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Korbinian Holzer, 30 (2/16/88), has collected 4-15=19 points with 94 penalty minutes (PIM) in 135 career NHL games with Anaheim and Toronto. Acquired from the Maple Leafs in exchange for Eric Brewer and a fifth-round selection in the 2016 NHL Draft on Mar. 2, 2015, Holzer registered 2-1=3 points and a +4 rating in seven games with San Diego in 2018-19.
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Jaycob Megna, 26 (12/10/92), has one assist (0-1=1) with two penalty minutes (PIM) in 15 career NHL games with the Ducks. Selected in the seventh round (210th overall) of the 2012 NHL Draft, Megna earned 2-11=13 points with a +9 rating and 14 PIM in 35 games with San Diego this season. Among Gulls defensemen, the 6-6, 221-pound blueliner led in points, co-led in assists and ranked second in plus/minus and appearances.
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