The Ducks have recalled defenseman Josh Mahura from the San Diego Gulls, Anaheim's primary development affiliate in the American Hockey League (AHL). In addition, the Ducks reassigned defenseman Andrej Sustr to San Diego.
Mahura, 20 (5/5/98), has earned an assist (0-1=1) and a +3 rating in three games with Anaheim this season. Mahura made his NHL debut on Nov. 18 vs. Colorado and collected his first career NHL point on Nov. 21 vs. Vancouver. Selected by Anaheim in the third round (85th overall) of the 2016 NHL Draft, Mahura collected 1-8=9 points in 14 games with San Diego this season. At the time of his recall, the 6-0, 192-pound defenseman led San Diego blueliners in points and assists.
Sustr, 28 (11/29/90), appeared in five games with the Ducks this season, posting an even plus/minus rating with six penalty minutes (PIM). Signed as a free agent on July 4, 2018, Sustr has earned 10-53=63 points with 147 PIM in 323 career NHL games with Anaheim and Tampa Bay. The 6-7, 217-pound defenseman returns to San Diego having collected one assist (0-1=1) with a +1 rating in seven games with the Gulls.