ANAHEIM, Calif. - The Anaheim Ducks assigned Bobby Ryan, the second overall pick in the 2005 NHL draft behind Sidney Crosby, to their AHL affiliate Portland on Saturday.
They also recalled right-winger Jason King and left-winger Drew Miller from the Pirates.
Ryan, 20, scored a goal in four regular-season games with the Ducks. He also had a goal and five assists in four pre-season games to lead the team in points.
King, 26, scored two goals in Portland's season opener Friday. He had two goals and an assist in four pre-season games with the Ducks.
Miller, 23, didn't record a point in the Pirates' opener and had one goal in three exhibition games for Anaheim.