Mikkelson up, Wisniewski to IR.

The Ducks recalled defenseman Brendan Mikkelson from the Toronto Marlies of the American Hockey League and placed James Wisniewski on injured reserve with a sprained right shoulder. Wisniewski suffered the injury last night in Philadelphia.

Mikkelson, 22, appeared in two games with the Marlies this season, collecting one assist. In five preseason games with the Ducks, the defenseman had one assist, a plus-2 rating, and four penalty minutes. Toronto was scheduled to play the Rockford (Ill.) Ice Hounds today.

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J.P. Hoornstra covers the Dodgers, Angels and Major League Baseball for the Orange County Register, Los Angeles Daily News, Long Beach Press-Telegram, Torrance Daily Breeze, San Gabriel Valley Tribune, Pasadena Star-News, San Bernardino Sun, Inland Valley Daily Bulletin, Whittier Daily News and Redlands Daily Facts. Before taking the beat in 2012, J.P. covered the NHL for four years. UCLA gave him a degree once upon a time; when he graduated on schedule, he missed getting Arnold Schwarzenegger's autograph on his diploma by five months.

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