Ducks Recall Deslauriers from Syracuse
Sunday, 11.27.2011 / 5:13 PM PT / News
The moves comes in the wake of goalie Dan Ellis being declared questionable for tonight's game vs. Toronto with a groin injury. Ellis played in the third period of Friday's 6-5 loss to the Blackhawks, giving up one goal and recording eight saves in 11:07 of action
Deslauriers, 27 (5/15/84), appeared in four preseason contests with Anaheim this season, going 1-1-0 with a 2.27 goals-against average (GAA) and .926 save percentage (SV%). He was assigned to Syracuse on Oct. 11. With the Crunch, Deslauriers has played in seven games, going 3-4-0 with a 4.75 GAA and .854 SV%.
Signed as a free agent by Anaheim on July 12, 2011, Deslauriers most recently appeared in the NHL with the Edmonton Oilers in 2009-10, posting a 16-28-4 record while compiling a 3.26 GAA and .901 SV%. He recorded his first NHL shutout on Nov. 23, 2009, stopping all 36 shots he faced in a 4-0 Edmonton win over Phoenix. Selected by Edmonton in the second round (31st overall) of the 2002 NHL Entry Draft, Deslauriers appeared in 58 career NHL contests with the Oilers, posting a 3.27 GAA, .901 SV%, and three shutouts.