The Anaheim Ducks announced today that the National Hockey League (NHL) club has reassigned left wing Josh Green to the Syracuse Crunch, Anaheim’s primary development affiliate in the American Hockey League (AHL).
Green, 33 (11/16/77), appeared in 11 contests for Anaheim, going scoreless with six penalty minutes while averaging 10:05 time-on-ice (TOI). He made his season debut on Oct. 30 at San Jose after being recalled from Syracuse the previous day (Oct. 29). The Camrose, Alberta native has appeared in seven games for Syracuse this season, collecting 1-2=3 points with six PIM. He was assigned to Syracuse on Oct. 4 prior to Anaheim’s season opener.
Green appeared in 47 games for MoDo of the Swedish Elite League in 2009-10, recording 12-8=20 points with 79 PIM. Signed as a free agent by Anaheim on July 10, 2010, Green also played in the Ducks organization during the 2008-09 season when he was signed to a one-year contract on July 22, 2008. He made his Ducks debut in the 2009 Stanley Cup Playoffs, going scoreless in five games. In 333 career NHL games, Green has scored 35-39=74 points with 199 PIM. He has also appeared in 17 Stanley Cup Playoff games with Edmonton, Vancouver and Anaheim, earning 0-1=1 point with 12 PIM. He was selected by Los Angeles in the second round (30th overall) of the 1996 NHL Entry Draft.