Devante Smith-Pelly News
Smith-Pelly (shoulder) is available for the Ducks on Thursday.
Smith-Pelly has missed the last three games with a shoulder injury that he suffered vs. the Kings last Wednesday. Head coach Bruce Boudreau would not commit to Smith-Pelly being in the lineup, but the 22-year-old forward deemed himself “good to go.”
Smith-Pelly will miss today game versus the Kings with an upper body injury suffered on Wednesday.
Smith-Pelly has 6 points in 16 games this season.
Smith-Pelly will start on the Ducks top-line on Sunday.
Smith-Pelly has one goal and one assist in the first five games of the season. Based off of line rushes in pregame warmups it looks like he will play with Ryan Getzlaf and Corey Perry tonight vs. St. Louis. He has played there in the past and could stick if he plays well.
The Ducks signed restricted free-agent Devante Smith-Pelly to a two-year contract.
Smith-Pelly, 22, scored two goals and eight assists (10 points) in 19 games with the Ducks last season. He spent the majority of the season in the AHL, where he led the Norfolk Admirals in goals with 27 in 55 games. He should make Ducks out of training camp and is a candidate to play with Ryan Getzlaf and Corey Perry.
The Ducks have reassigned Devante Smith-Pelly to Norfolk (AHL).
Smith-Pelly registered one goal and seven assists in 16 games while he was with the Ducks. He had been a healthy scratch for two of the last three games, so he's assignment is not as surprising as Emerson Etem's.
The Anaheim Ducks have recalled Devante Smith-Pelly from Norfolk (AHL).
Smith-Pelly won't be in the lineup tonight vs. the Maple Leafs. He still has not played a game with the Ducks this season, however he has two goals in six games with Norfolk (AHL).
The Anaheim Ducks assign RW Devante Smith-Pelly to Norfolk (AHL).
He was called up incase Jakob Silfverberg was unable to play today, which evidently is not the case.
Both Patrick Maroon and Devante Smith-Pelly, recently called up from Norfolk, will be in the #NHLDucks lineup tonight.
With the Ducks benching a lot of their star players to rest them for the playoffs, Smith-Pelly will play in his sixth game this season. He has yet to record a point this season.
The Ducks have recalled right wing Devante Smith-Pelly, goaltender Frederik Andersen and left wing Patrick Maroon from the Norfolk Admirals.
Smith-Pelly, 20 (6/14/92), has appeared in five contests with Anaheim this season, going scoreless while averaging 7:59 time-on-ice. The 6-0, 225-pound winger played 65 contests with the Admirals this season, scoring 14-18=32 points with 65 penalty minutes (PIM).
Ducks lines are 9-63-77
Smith-Pelly gets bumped down to the third line. The rookie has six goals and nine points through 43 games.
Looks like Beleskey back with Bonino and Cogliano while fourth line is Blake-Pelley-Smith-Pelly.
Smith-Pelly is bumped down to the fourth line. The rookie has four goals and seven points through 34 games.
Smith-Pelly is moved off the fourth line. The rookie has three goals and six points in 31 games.
Other Ducks morning lines: 39-14-77.
Expect Smith-Pelly to move down a line. The lauded rookie has three goals and six points in 30 games.
Bruce Boudreau confirms Devante Smith-Pelly will remain with #NHLDucks for rest of season. "We think he's developing really well."
Smith-Pelly should play a third or fourth line role with the Ducks for the rest of the season. He has three goals and six points in 29 games.
Devante Smith-Pelly will be in the Ducks' lineup tonight against Tampa Bay.
Smith-Pelly gets into his first NHL game since December 8th. The rookie scored three goals and five points before injuring himself in the World Juniors.
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