The San Diego Gulls today announced that defenseman Shea Theodore has been recalled by the Anaheim Ducks, in addition to left wing Nick Ritchie and center Michael Sgarbossa.
Theodore, 20 (8/3/95), has appeared in all 13 games with San Diego this season, collecting 1-7=8 points with a +4 rating. The 6-2, 195-pound defenseman recorded four assists (0-4=4) in his last three games with the Gulls. A native of Langley, British Columbia, Theodore was previously recalled by Anaheim on Oct. 17 but did not appear with the Ducks. He was reassigned two days later (Oct. 19).
Ritchie, 19 (12/5/95), appeared in 12 games with San Diego, recording 9-3=12 points with five power play goals (PPG), 10 penalty minutes (PIM) and a +3 rating. The 6-2, 232-pound winger ranked tied for third in goals (9) and co-led the league in PPG (5) at the time of his recall. Drafted in the first round (10th overall) of the 2014 NHL Draft, Ritchie made his professional debut with San Diego on Oct. 10, scoring the first goal in San Diego Gulls AHL history, also his first professional goal.
Sgarbossa, 23 (7/25/92), recorded 2-6=8 points in 12 games with the Gulls this season. A native of Campbellville, Ontario, Sgarbossa co-led the Gulls in plus/minus with a +4 rating in the first 12 games of the season. Acquired by Anaheim in a trade with Colorado for Mat Clark on Mar 2, 2015, Sgarbossa appeared in nine NHL games with the Avalanche, collecting 0-1=1 point with 14 PIM.
Make sure to keep your eye out for Shea, Nick, and Michael on the ice with the Anaheim Ducks. Also, keep watching the San Diego Gulls games to get to know more of the players that make up the Ducks’ future.