The Ducks have recalled center Kalle Kossila from the San Diego Gulls, Anaheim's primary development affiliate in the American Hockey League (AHL).
Kossila, 24 (4/14/93), appeared in one game with Anaheim last season, making his NHL debut on Jan. 25, 2017. Kossila began this season with San Diego, collecting 2-4=6 points with six penalty minutes in five AHL games. At the time of his recall, Kossila led the Gulls in scoring, co-led in assists and ranked second in goals.
Signed as a free agent on Mar. 30, 2016, Kossila registered 14-34=48 points with a +19 rating and eight PIM in 65 games with San Diego last season. He led the Gulls in assists, ranked second in points and plus/minus, and tied for third in appearances. The Kauniainen, Finland native also appeared in 10 Calder Cup Playoff games in 2017, earning 2-4=6 points with two PIM.