The Ducks have assigned defenseman Kodie Curran to the San Diego Gulls, Anaheim's primary development affiliate in the American Hockey League (AHL).
Curran, 31 (12/18/89), began this season with San Diego, scoring 1-1=2 points with a +1 rating in two games, including his first career AHL goal Feb. 5 vs. Bakersfield. The 6-2, 200-pound blueliner has earned 1-6=7 points with a +5 rating and 18 PIM in 22 career AHL games with San Diego and Hartford.
Signed as a free agent June 1, 2020, Curran played the last two seasons with Rogle BK of the Swedish Hockey League (SHL), collecting 24-62=86 points with a +13 rating and 91 penalty minutes (PIM) in 97 games. He was named the SHL's 2019-20 MVP and Defenseman of the Year after picking up 12-37=49 points with a +8 rating in 48 games. Curran led SHL defensemen in points and assists last season, while also recording the most points of any foreign-born player.
Ducks defenseman Brendan Guhle has been assigned to San Diego on a Long-Term Injury Conditioning Loan. He remains on Injured Reserve.