The Anaheim Ducks announced today that the National Hockey League (NHL) club has recalled forward Chris Wagner
from the Norfolk Admirals, Anaheim’s primary development affiliate in the American Hockey League (AHL). In addition, the Ducks have activated defensemen Mark Fistric
and Clayton Stoner
off of injured reserve.
Wagner, 23 (5/27/91), has appeared in two games with the Ducks this season, going scoreless with two penalty minutes (PIM). Wagner made his NHL debut on Oct. 17 vs. Minnesota and appeared in his second career game on Nov. 15 at Los Angeles. He collected 8-5=13 points with 28 PIM in 14 games with the Admirals this season. At the time of his recall, Wagner led Norfolk in goals, scoring and points-per-game (0.93).
Selected in the fifth round (122nd overall) of the 2010 NHL Entry Draft, Wagner was named the CCM/AHL Player of the Week for the period ending Oct. 12 after scoring four goals (4-0=4) with a +3 rating and two PIM. He recorded his second career AHL hat trick, including a career-high two shorthanded goals, in a 5-4 win on Oct. 11 vs. Hershey. In 160 career AHL games with the Admirals, Wagner has scored 30-32=62 points with four shorthanded goals and 161 PIM.