The Ducks have reassigned left wing Emerson Etem
to the Norfolk Admirals, Anaheim’s primary development affiliate in the American Hockey League (AHL).
Etem, 21 (6/16/92), appeared in 29 games with Anaheim this season, earning 7-4=11 points with a +3 rating and four penalty minutes (PIM). Etem was recalled yesterday from Norfolk and appeared in Anaheim’s 3-2 loss in San Jose, logging 10:11 time-on-ice (TOI). Etem has played 39 contests with the Admirals this season, scoring 16-26=42 points with a +11 rating and eight PIM. The 6-1, 206-pound wing returns to Norfolk leading the team in points, assists and plus/minus (+11), and ranking second in goals.
Selected in the first round (29th overall) of the 2010 NHL Entry Draft, Etem made his NHL debut with Anaheim in 2012-13, collecting 3-7=10 points with a +7 rating and nine PIM in 38 contests. The Long Beach, California native has appeared in 67 career contests with the Ducks, collecting 10-11=21 points with a +10 rating and 13 PIM. Etem is the highest-drafted Southern California born-and-trained player in Ducks history and the third-highest in NHL history. In 84 career AHL contests with Norfolk, he has 29-29=58 points with a +10 rating and 20 PIM.