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Ducks send Long Beach's Emerson Etem back to junior team

September 23, 2010 | 11:09 am

Emerson Etem of Long Beach, chosen 29th by the Ducks in the first round of the June entry draft, was returned to his junior team Thursday as part of the Ducks' first round of cuts.

Here's the full list:

Assigned to Syracuse (American Hockey League):

Nick Bonino – Center

Rob Bordson – Left wing

Mat Clark – Defenseman

Nicolas Deschamps – Left wing

Joe DiPenta – Defenseman

Brandon McMillan – Left wing/center

Mark Mitera – Defenseman

Kyle Palmieri – Right wing


Assigned to junior team:

Emerson Etem – Right wing (Medicine Hat/WHL)

Peter Holland – Center (Guelph/OHL)

Devante Smith-Pelly – Right wing (Mississauga/OHL)

Scott Valentine – Defenseman (Oshawa/OHL)


The cuts leave the Ducks with 37 players on their training camp roster, which breaks down to 21 forwards, 11 defensemen and five goaltenders.

--Helene Elliott