The Anaheim Ducks announced today that the National Hockey League (NHL) club has recalled right wing Dan Sexton
from the Syracuse Crunch, Anaheim’s primary development affiliate in the American Hockey League (AHL).
Sexton, 23 (4/29/87), has appeared in 26 games with Anaheim this season, scoring 3-3=6 points with two PIM while averaging 11:35 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 9-8=17 points with four PIM in 17 AHL contests this season. He was most recently assigned to the Crunch on Jan. 26 and scored two goals (2-0=2) in three games prior to his Jan. 31 recall.
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 67 career NHL games with Anaheim, earning 12-13=25 points with 18 PIM.