Ducks recall Shea Theodore

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The Anaheim Ducks have recalled prized defensive prospect Shea Theodore from AHL San Diego.

Theodore was up with the big club earlier this season, but was sent back down before he could make his NHL debut.

The 20-year-old has one goal and seven assists in 13 games for the Gulls.

The Ducks beat Carolina, 4-1, last night. They have a game tonight in Nashville.

It’s not clear if Theodore will play, but it’s worth noting that d-man Josh Manson missed the Hurricanes game with the flu. That forced Korbinian Holzer into the lineup.

Theodore could simply be insurance against another injury during the Ducks’ road trip, which still has two games remaining after tonight’s.

Counting Manson, Anaheim is now carrying eight d-men on its active roster.

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