Apr. 17, 2018
The Anaheim Ducks have recalled goaltender Reto Berra and defenseman Jacob Larsson from San Diego, Anaheim’s primary development affiliate in the American Hockey League (AHL).
Berra, 31 (1/3/87), has gone 1-1-0 with a 2.31 goals-against average (GAA) and .926 save percentage (SV%) in five games with the Ducks this season. Signed as a free agent on July 5, 2017, Berra made his Anaheim debut on Oct. 13 at Colorado and earned his first win as a Duck on Nov. 20 at San Jose. The 6-4, 218-pound goaltender has posted a 20-36-4 record with three shutouts, a 2.85 GAA and .905 SV% in 76 career NHL games with Anaheim, Florida (2016-17), Colorado (2013-16) and Calgary (2013-14).
Selected by St. Louis in the fourth round (106th overall) of the 2006 NHL Draft, Berra went 16-12-2 with three shutouts, a 2.66 GAA and .922 SV% in 32 games with San Diego this season. The Bulach, Switzerland native owns a 42-37-6 record with six shutouts, a 2.74 GAA and .913 SV% in 93 career AHL games.
Larsson, 20 (4/29/97), collected 3-13=16 points with a +12 rating and 20 penalty minutes (PIM) in 50 games with the Gulls this season. Larsson led San Diego in plus/minus and ranked tied for third among team defensemen in scoring, assists and points-per-game (0.32). Selected by Anaheim in the first round (27th overall) of the 2015 NHL Draft, Larsson made his NHL debut with the Ducks in 2016-17, appearing in four games from Oct. 13-18, 2016.