The Ducks have recalled defenseman Joe Piskula
from the San Diego Gulls, Anaheim’s primary development affiliate in the American Hockey League.
Piskula, 31 (7/5/84), was scoreless with a +2 rating in four games with San Diego this season. Signed as a free agent on July 1, 2015, Piskula also registered an even plus/minus rating in two preseason games with Anaheim. The 6-3, 205-pound defenseman has played 13 career NHL games with Nashville, Calgary and Los Angeles, going scoreless with 10 PIM. His most recent NHL appearance came with Nashville last season, recording two penalty minutes (PIM) in 16:27 time-on-ice on Apr. 11, 2015 at Dallas.
A native of Antigo, WI, Piskula has scored 13-102=115 points with a +80 rating and 421 PIM in 537 career AHL games with San Diego, Milwaukee, Abbotsford and Manchester. He has also appeared in 33 career Calder Cup Playoff games, collecting 2-4=6 points with 20 PIM.