Drysdale was sent to AHL San Diego on Sunday, per CapFriendly.
Drysdale turned in a respectable eight points with 28 shots in 24 games at the NHL level this season. Expect the 19-year-old blueliner to begin the 2021-22 campaign with the big club.
Drysdale finished the 2020-21 season with eight points in 24 contests.
It's not an eye-popping output by any means, but Drysdale made a decent impression in his first taste of NHL action. The 19-year-old defenseman had 23 blocked shots, a minus-13 rating and 28 shots on net this year. While he'll need to improve in his own zone, Ducks fans got a glimpse of why the team selected him sixth overall in the 2020 draft. He's likely to be a fixture on the Anaheim blue line for years to come.
Drysdale (lower body) will return to the lineup for Wednesday's matchup with St. Louis, Elliott Teaford of The Orange County Register reports.
Drysdale is expected to return to a prominent role following his one-game absence, skating on the Ducks' top pairing and first power-play unit versus the Blues. The 19-year-old rookie has tallied seven points through 21 top-level appearances this season.
Drysdale (lower body) will not play Monday against the Blues.
The rookie blueliner was a late scratch for Mondays' contest and it's unclear when he sustained this injury. Drysdale has seven points in 21 games this season. He's considered day-to-day so he'll be questionable for Wednesday's rematch with the Blues.
Drysdale recorded an assist and two shots on goal in Saturday's 6-2 win over the Kings.
Drysdale had a secondary helper on a Max Jones goal at 1:48 of the third period. The 19-year-old Drysdale is up to seven points, 25 shots on net and 21 blocked shots in 21 outings. He's getting a long look on the Ducks' blue line and top power-play unit, averaging 19:23 of ice time per game.
Drysdale scored a goal on two shots, blocked two shots and went minus-2 in Monday's 4-1 loss to the Kings.
Drysdale put the Ducks on the board in the second period, but they were unable to find an equalizer. The 19-year-old defenseman has started his NHL career reasonably well with six points, 20 shots on net, 17 blocked shots and a minus-11 rating in 18 contests. Drysdale is expected to be a future star on the blue line, so fantasy managers will want to keep tabs on his development.
Drysdale scored a goal on three shots and had one hit in a 4-1 loss to Colorado on Sunday.
Drysdale ended Jonas Johansson's shutout bid with 7:23 left in regulation, depositing a wrist shot through a screen to make it a 2-1 game. It was the second goal of the season for the 18-year-old rookie, who has five points and four PIM through 11 games.
Drysdale recorded a power-play assist, a plus-2 rating and two PIM in Tuesday's 5-1 win over the Sharks.
Drysdale's pass found Maxime Comtois for a deflected goal 24 seconds into the second period. That tally stood as the game-winner. Drysdale has done moderately well with four points, nine shots on goal and a minus-1 rating in nine appearances. The sixth overall pick from 2020 will likely remain in the lineup most of the time over the final month of the season.
Drysdale earned an assist and added two PIM and a minus-2 rating in Friday's 4-2 loss to the Coyotes.
Drysdale had the secondary helper on Alexander Volkov's first-period tally. It wasn't a smooth showing for the 18-year-old Drysdale. He's still learning the ropes at the NHL level, with three points, nine shots on goal and a minus-4 rating through seven outings. The first-round pick from 2020 should continue to see playing time to earn valuable experience as the Ducks continue their rebuild.
Drysdale (upper body) was minus-3 with one block in a 5-2 loss to the Avalanche on Monday.
Drysdale, back after missing one game with his injury, logged more than 19 minutes of ice time but was on the ice for three of Colorado's five goals. The 18-year-old has appeared in six games, registering a goal and an assist with nine shots.
Drysdale (upper body) will be in the lineup for Monday's contest against Colorado.
Drysdale returns after missing just one game with his upper-body issue. The 18-year-old rookie has two points in his first five NHL games.
Drysdale (upper body) won't play in Sunday's game versus the Blues.
Drysdale left Friday's win over the Blues with an upper-body injury. The severity of his injury is still uncertain, but he should be considered a game-time decision for Monday's road clash against the Avalanche.
Drysdale left Friday's game against St. Louis with an upper-body injury and will not return.
Drysdale was on the ice for just over two minutes before he was injured Friday. The 18-year-old rookie has two points and nine shots on goal in his first five games. He'll be questionable for Saturday's rematch with the Blues.
Drysdale scored a goal on three shots and added an assist in Thursday's 3-2 overtime win over the Coyotes.
Drysdale was instrumental in the Ducks' second-period comeback, scoring their first goal and earning an assist on fellow top prospect Trevor Zegras' equalizer. Thursday was Drysdale's first game -- the sixth overall pick from 2020 proved himself with 10 points in 14 games with AHL San Diego. He looked strong as an 18-year-old blueliner stepping into the lineup. He could get an extended look for the Ducks, who saw a glimpse of their future stars in Thursday's win.
Drysdale is expected to be promoted to the active roster and make his NHL debut Thursday against Arizona.
Drysdale has been productive in the minors this season, racking up four goals and 10 points through 14 contests. The sixth overall pick from the 2020 NHL Entry Draft will likely slot into a bottom-four role for Thursday's contest.
Drysdale was promoted to the taxi squad Monday, according to CapFriendly.
Drysdale has been strong in his first AHL season, scoring four goals and 10 points in 16 games. The 2020 first-round pick could make his NHL debut at some point this season.
Drysdale was reassigned to AHL San Diego on Saturday, per CapFriendly.
Drysdale's NHL debut will have to wait a while longer. The first-round pick from 2020 will return to the minors to get playing time.
Drysdale was promoted to the taxi squad Thursday, per CapFriendly.
Drysdale is still awaiting his NHL debut. With Hampus Lindholm (wrist) out for six weeks, Drysdale could challenge Ben Hutton for playing time on the third pairing.
Drysdale was reassigned to AHL San Diego on Tuesday, per CapFriendly.
The 2020 sixth overall pick technically spent one game with the Ducks, but it was with the taxi squad and he didn't suit up for a game. Drysdale will look to build upon his nine points in 11 AHL games this season and is likely to be recalled again sooner rather than later.
Drysdale was recalled from AHL San Diego to the taxi squad Monday, Eric Stephens of The Athletic reports.
The sixth overall selection in the 2020 NHL Entry Draft, Drysdale is lauded for his skating ability, and he's already flashed his offensive upside with four goals and five assists across 11 games for AHL San Diego this year. The 18-year-old is eligible to practice and travel with the team while on the taxi squad. He's not expected to play in Monday's game versus the Blues, but it appears that his NHL debut could be imminent.
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|05/05||@ STL||W 3-2 (SO)||0||0||0||0||20:13|
|05/01||vs LA||W 6-2||0||1||1||0||19:23|
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|04/28||@ LA||W 3-2||0||0||0||+1||22:39|
|04/26||@ LA||L 1-4||1||0||1||-2||22:12|
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