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Ducks recall 2009 first-round pick Holland

Peter Holland

Anaheim Ducks’ Peter Holland skates during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Dallas Stars in Anaheim, Calif., Wednesday, April 3, 2013. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)


Anaheim Ducks forward Mathieu Perreault is banged up and they’re calling on Peter Holland to help fill out ranks.

The team recalled the 2009 first-round pick from Norfolk in the AHL to help fill out the starting lineup while Perreault is hurting. Eric Stephens of the Orange County Register says Nick Bonino will take Perreault’s spot on the second line and Holland will play on the fourth line.

Holland played in 21 games last season for the Ducks scoring three goals with two assists in a fourth line role. He was the 15th overall selection in the 2009 draft by the team.

Perreault, meanwhile, was spotted wearing a soft brace on his left hand/wrist and Stephens says it’s at least not broken. He was acquired from Washington earlier this season.

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