Ducks Recall Sherwood and SteelMar 23, 2019
The Anaheim Ducks announced today that the National Hockey League (NHL) club has recalled right wing Kiefer Sherwood and center Sam Steel from the San Diego Gulls, Anaheim’s primary development affiliate in the American Hockey League (AHL).
Sherwood, 23 (3/31/95) has recorded 5-5=10 points with a +2 rating in 46 games with Anaheim this season. Signed as a free agent on Mar. 19, 2018, Sherwood earned his first career NHL point (assist) in his NHL debut on Oct. 3 at San Jose, and scored his first career NHL goal on Oct. 13 at Dallas. The 6-0, 194-pound forward collected 6-11=17 points with a +14 rating in 24 games with San Diego this season. Sherwood co-led San Diego skaters in plus/minus at the time of his recall.
Steel, 21 (2/3/98), has earned 1-3=4 points in 16 games with the Ducks this season. Selected by Anaheim in the first round (30th overall) of the 2016 NHL Draft, Steel made his NHL debut on Oct. 3 at San Jose and scored his first career NHL goal on Oct. 21 vs. Buffalo. The 5-11, 186-pound center collected 18-21=39 points in 50 games with San Diego this season. At the time of his recall, Steel led Gulls rookies in goals and ranked second in points and assists.