Rakell expected to centre Teemu Selanne and Matt Beleskey Friday.
Rakell was recalled on Thursday and will suit up for his eighth game of the season on Friday vs. the Penguins. In his previous seven games Rakell has one assist. While in Norfolk (AHL), he has registered 14 goals and 23 assists (37 points in 43 games. Rakell was the Ducks' first-round selection (30th overall) in 2011.
Ducks have recalled C Rickard Rakell from AHL Norfolk.
The 2011, 30th overall pick Rakell has four goals and one assist in nine games with Norfolk. He appeared in four NHL games with the Ducks last season, but did not register a point.
The #NHLDucks have recalled right wing Rickard Rakell from Plymouth (OHL).
Rakell scored 44 points in 40 games with the Whalers this season. He was unable to record a point in four games with the Ducks earlier in the season.
Ducks to send 19-year-old Rickard Rakell back to OHL junior team.
Rakell will return to the Plymouth Whalers of the the OHL . Rakell will be a welcomed addition to the Whalers who are securely in the OHL playoff race.