Ducks Recall Defensemen Jordan Hendry and Sami Vatanen from Admirals
The Anaheim Ducks, NHL parent club of the Norfolk Admirals, have recalled defensemen Sami Vatanen and Jordan Hendry from the Admirals.
Vatanen, 21 (6/3/91), has appeared in three games for the Ducks this season, going scoreless with a +1 rating. He made his NHL debut on Feb. 1 vs. Minnesota and also appeared on Feb. 4 vs. San Jose and Feb. 6 at Colorado. Vatanen played 62 games with the Admirals this season, earning 9-36=45 points with an even plus/minus rating and 44 penalty minutes (PIM). The 5-10, 180-pound defenseman led the team in assists, ranked second in scoring and tied for third in power-play goals (5) at the time of his recall. Last week, he was named an AHL All-Rookie Team member and a First Team AHL All-Star.