The Anaheim Ducks today announced that the National Hockey League (NHL) club has reassigned center MacGregor Sharp and defenseman Stu Bickel to their ECHL affiliate, the Bakersfield Condors from the San Antonio Rampage (AHL).
Sharp, 24, has appeared in 38 American Hockey League (AHL) games with San Antonio this season, registering 17 points (8g, 9a). Prior to being reassigned to the Rampage on Dec. 9, Sharp posted four goals and 10 assists in 15 games with the Condors. The 6-foot-1, 185-pound center was recalled by Anaheim on Nov. 18 and appeared in eight games, recording six shots on goal before being reassigned to Bakersfield on Dec. 5.
A native of Red Deer, Alberta, Sharp tallied one goal and one assist in six games with the Iowa Chops (AHL) last season. Prior to joining the Chops, Sharp finished his senior year at the University of Minnesota – Duluth (UMD) with 50 points (26g, 24a) in 43 games during the 2008-09 season, tying him for fourth in the nation in scoring. Sharp also ranked second in the nation in goals (26), tied for fourth in game-winning goals (4), and tied for ninth in power-play goals (9).
Bickel, 23, has appeared in 36 games with the Rampage this season, posting four points (2g, 2a) and 38 penalty minutes. Prior to being reassigned to San Antonio on Dec. 9, Bickel registered 12 points (1g, 11a) and 44 penalty minutes in 22 games with the Condors. The 6-foot-4, 215-pound blueliner played in 21 games with the Iowa Chops (AHL) during the 2008-09 season, tallying one assist and 51 penalty minutes.
A native of Chanhassen, Minnesota, Bickel attended the University of Minnesota during the 2007-08 season and recorded seven points (1g, 6a) in 45 career WCHA games as a freshman. Over the span of three seasons in the United States Hockey League (USHL), he posted 13 points (2g, 11a) and 260 penalty minutes in 84 career (USHL) games split between Green Bay (2004-06) and Sioux Falls (2006-07). During the 2005-06 season, Bickel appeared in 38 games with Southern Minnesota of the North American Hockey League (NAHL), totaling eight goals and 12 assists and tacking on 115 penalty minutes.
The Rampage will host Kids Night, presented by Sea World, this Saturday when the Rampage take on the Chicago Wolves at 7 p.m. at the AT&T Center. Jackson Stewart (actor Jason Earles) from the Hannah Montana show will host an autograph session throughout the game. Tickets start at just $10 and can be purchased by calling a representative at 210.444.5554 or logging on to sarampage.com.