The Ducks have recalled left wing Jean-Francois Jacques from the Syracuse Crunch, Anaheim’s primary development affiliate in the American Hockey League (AHL).
Jacques, 26 (4/29/85), has appeared in three contests with Anaheim this season, going scoreless with seven penalty minutes (PIM). Most recently recalled to Anaheim on Dec. 3 (was reassigned to the Crunch on Dec. 11), Jacques made his 2011-12 Ducks debut on Nov. 17 at Los Angeles, going scoreless with two PIM. Jacques has also appeared in 20 contests with Syracuse this season, collecting 11-8=19 points with three power play goals and 26 PIM. At the time of his recall, the 6-4, 220-pound winger was riding a season-high four-game point streak (5-2=7), including his fourth career hat trick (3-0=3) on Dec. 17 vs. Adirondack.
Selected by Edmonton in the second round (68th overall) of the 2003 NHL Entry Draft, Jacques has scored 9-8=17 points with 192 PIM in 163 career NHL games with the Oilers and Ducks. He made his professional debut with the Edmonton Roadrunners (AHL) in 2004-05 and has since appeared in 169 career AHL games, earning 57-62=119 points with 306 PIM.