Anaheim Ducks Claim Jayson Megna On Waivers From ColoradoDec 6, 2022
The Anaheim Ducks announced today the National Hockey League (NHL) club has claimed center Jayson Megna on waivers from the Colorado Avalanche.
Megna, 32 (2/1/90), has scored 10-15=25 points with 36 penalty minutes (PIM) in 162 career NHL games with Colorado (2019-22), Vancouver (2016-18), New York Rangers (2015-16) and Pittsburgh (2013-15). He appeared in 14 games with the Avalanche this season, while he set single-season career highs in points (4-4=8), goals, assists and games (58) in 2016-17 with Vancouver.
The Fort Lauderdale, Fla. native has appeared in 415 career American Hockey League (AHL) games with Colorado, Hershey, Utica, Hartford and Wilkes-Barre/Scranton, collecting 121-130=251 points with a +29 rating and 188 PIM. He also added 8-13=21 points in 42 career Calder Cup Playoff games.
Megna spent one season with the University of Nebraska Omaha, recording 13-18=31 points in 38 NCAA games in 2012-13. He also spent two seasons with the Cedar Rapids Roughriders of the USHL (2009-11) where he earned USHL First All-Star Team honors in 2010-11. His brother, Jaycob, is a member of the San Jose Sharks. Jaycob recorded 1-4=5 points with Anaheim after he was selected by Anaheim in the seventh round (210th overall) of the 2012 NHL Draft.