Ducks Recall Megna, Reassign DotchinJan 31, 2019
The Anaheim Ducks announced today that the National Hockey League (NHL) club has recalled defenseman Jaycob Megna from the San Diego Gulls, Anaheim’s primary development affiliate in the American Hockey League (AHL). In addition, Anaheim has reassigned defenseman Jake Dotchin to San Diego.
Megna, 26 (12/10/92), has one assist (0-1=1) with two penalty minutes (PIM) in 15 career NHL games with the Ducks. Selected in the seventh round (210th overall) of the 2012 NHL Draft, Megna earned 2-11=13 points with a +9 rating and 14 PIM in 35 games with San Diego this season. Among Gulls defensemen, the 6-6, 221-pound blueliner led in points, co-led in assists and ranked second in plus/minus and appearances.
Dotchin, 24 (3/24/94), recorded one assist with 39 PIM in 20 games with Anaheim this season. The 6-3, 210-pound blueliner has appeared in 103 career NHL games with the Ducks and Tampa Bay Lightning, earning 3-20=23 points with a +23 rating and 112 PIM. Signed as a free agent on Oct. 17, 2018, Dotchin has collected 2-1=3 points and a +5 rating in 11 games with San Diego this season.