Mighty Ducks Announce Roster Moves
Konopka, 24 (1/2/81), appeared in his first five career NHL games following his recall on Oct. 29. He has earned 1-0=1 point with two penalty minutes, scoring his first NHL goal on Nov. 6 vs. Minnesota.
Konopka has also played in seven games with Portland this season, earning 2-6=8 points with 10 penalty minutes and a +8 rating. The 6-1, 213-pound forward agreed to terms on a two-year contract with Anaheim on Sept. 1, 2004.
A native of Cambridge, Ontario, Gillies appeared in his first NHL game on Nov. 6 vs. Minnesota, going scoreless with 21 penalty minutes. The 26-year-old (1/30/79) forward has played in eight games with Portland this season, scoring 1-1=2 points with 35 penalty minutes and a +4 rating. The 6-3, 210 pounder has played in 156 career AHL games, scoring 3-5=8 points with 780 penalty minutes.
Gillies was acquired with a conditional draft pick in the 2007 NHL Entry Draft from the New York Rangers in exchange for Steve Rucchin on Aug. 23, 2005.