The Anaheim Ducks announced today that the National Hockey League (NHL) club has reassigned right wing Dan Sexton to the Syracuse Crunch, Anaheim’s primary development affiliate in the American Hockey League (AHL).
Sexton, 23 (4/29/87), appeared in 17 games with Anaheim this season, scoring 2-2=4 points with two penalty minutes (PIM) while averaging 12:42 time-on-ice (TOI). Sexton posted a season-high three-game point streak (1-2=3) from Nov. 21-27, including his first goal of the season on Nov. 26 vs. Chicago. Originally assigned to Syracuse on Nov. 10, Sexton has collected 3-3=6 points with two PIM in six AHL contests with the Crunch.
Signed as a free agent on Apr. 7, 2009, Sexton made his NHL debut with Anaheim in 2009-10. He collected 9-10=19 points with 16 PIM in 41 games last season, leading all Ducks rookies in assists and points. Among NHL rookies, his points-per-game average (.46) was tied for 10th while his 6-5=11 points in the month of December ranked second. The 5-10, 174-pound winger has appeared in 58 career NHL games with Anaheim, earning 11-12=23 points with 18 PIM.