It’s been a busy week for the Ducks-contracted players currently in the AHL. There’s a total of six, which has to be the lowest for any NHL club, and four of them switched teams this week.
Erik Christensen has scored one goal in each of his first two games since being loaned to the Manitoba Moose on a conditioning assignment. His second came Saturday when he redirected a Sergei Shirokov shot in Manitoba’s 5-4 overtime loss to the Hamilton Bulldogs. Christensen, who has not scored a goal since April 11 — the final game of the 2008-09 NHL regular season — has a plus-3 rating in the two games.
Festerling has been the most productive in a Marlies uniform, notching a pair of assists in three games, to go along with a plus-4 rating in three games. Bodie has been held scoreless in three games. Beleskey made his Toronto debut Sunday and, though he didn’t score in regulation, he came through with one of two Marlies goals in a shootout against the Lake Erie Monsters, which Toronto won 3-2.