The Ducks have reassigned left wing Emerson Etem
and center William Karlsson
to the Norfolk Admirals, Anaheim’s primary development affiliate in the American Hockey League (AHL).
Etem, 22 (6/16/92), scored 2-2=4 points with two penalty minutes (PIM) in 21 games with the Ducks this season. A native of Long Beach, CA, Etem has collected 12-13=25 points with a +6 rating and 15 PIM in 88 career NHL games with Anaheim. The 6-1, 212-pound winger appeared in 50 games with Norfolk last season, earning 24-30=54 points with a +14 rating and 10 PIM. Selected by Anaheim in the first round (29th overall) of the 2010 NHL Entry Draft, Etem led the Admirals in scoring and assists, co-led in plus/minus, ranked second in goals and third in power-play goals (7) in 2013-14.
Karlsson, 21 (1/8/93), collected 2-1=3 points with a +3 rating and two PIM in 16 games with Anaheim this season. Karlsson made his NHL debut on Oct. 11 at Detroit and scored his first two career NHL goals (2-0=2) along with the game-winner on Oct. 13 at Buffalo. The 6-0, 185-pound center has appeared in nine career AHL games with Norfolk, scoring 2-7=9 points with a +5 rating and six PIM. Selected by Anaheim in the second round (53rd overall) of the 2011 NHL Entry Draft, Karlsson also earned 1-2=3 points with two PIM in eight Calder Cup Playoff games in 2014.