The Ducks announced today that they have recalled center Andrew Ebbett from the Portland Pirates, Anaheim’s primary development affiliate in the American Hockey League (AHL).
Ebbett, 25 (1/2/83), scored 13-42=55 points with 60 penalty minutes (PIM) in 55 games with the Pirates this season. At the time of his recall, Ebbett ranked tied for seventh in the AHL in points, tied for fourth in assists and tied for fifth in power play assists (19). He recorded 17 multiple-point games with Portland, including six three-point contests.
Signed as a free agent on May 16, 2007, Ebbett made his professional hockey debut in 2006-07 with Binghamton (Ottawa’s AHL affiliate), scoring 26-39=65 points in 71 games. He led the Senators in assists and ranked second in points while posting a +7 rating.
A native of Vernon, B.C., Ebbett played four seasons with the University of Michigan from 2002-2006. He appeared in 167 games with the Wolverines, collecting 38-106=144 points with 131 PIM. In his senior season, Ebbett finished eighth in scoring in the Central Collegiate Hockey Association (CCHA) and was named a finalist for the CCHA Best Defensive Forward award. As a junior, he led Michigan to the CCHA title while setting a collegiate career high for assists in a season (31).