Ducks Recall Sexton
Monday, 01.31.2011 / 10:14 AM PT / News
Sexton, 23 (4/29/87), has appeared in 26 games with Anaheim this season, scoring 3-3=6 points with two PIM while averaging 11:35 time-on-ice (TOI). Sexton posted a season-high three-game point streak (1-2=3) from Nov. 21-27, including his first goal of the season on Nov. 26 vs. Chicago. Originally assigned to Syracuse on Nov. 10, Sexton has collected 9-8=17 points with four PIM in 17 AHL contests this season. He was most recently assigned to the Crunch on Jan. 26 and scored two goals (2-0=2) in three games prior to his Jan. 31 recall.
Signed as a free agent on Apr. 7, 2009, Sexton made his NHL debut with Anaheim in 2009-10. He collected 9-10=19 points with 16 PIM in 41 games last season, leading all Ducks rookies in assists and points. Among NHL rookies, his points-per-game average (.46) was tied for 10th while his 6-5=11 points in the month of December ranked second. The 5-10, 174-pound winger has appeared in 67 career NHL games with Anaheim, earning 12-13=25 points with 18 PIM.