ANAHEIM DUCKS SIGN SIX IN FREE AGENCY

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ANAHEIM DUCKS SIGN SIX IN FREE AGENCY

July 2, 2018

The Anaheim Ducks have signed defenseman Luke Schenn to a one-year contract through the 2018-19 NHL season, left wing Brian Gibbons to a one-year contract, forward Carter Rowney to a three-year contract through the 2020-21 NHL season, center Ben Street to a one-year contract, goaltender Jared Coreau to a one-year, two-way contract and right wing Anton Rodin to a one-year contract.

Schenn, 28 (11/2/89), has played in 708 career NHL games, scoring 30-113=143 points. He spent the previous two seasons with Arizona, scoring 2-13=15 points in 142 games.

A native of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Schenn was drafted fifth overall by Toronto in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft. He was named to the All-Rookie Team in 2008-09 while playing 70 games (2-12=14 points). He was acquired by the Flyers on June 23, 2012 in exchange for James van Riemsdyk. Schenn was acquired by Los Angeles with Vincent Lecavalier in exchange for Jordan Weal and a third-round selection in the 2016 NHL Draft on Jan. 6, 2016. He signed with Arizona as a free agent on July 23, 2016.

Schenn has represented Canada on several occasions, including winning a gold medal at the 2008 World Junior Championships. He also played for Canada at the World Championships in 2009, 2011, 2012 & 2013.

A native of Braintree, MA, Gibbons has played in 125 NHL games, scoring 17-31=48 points with a +17 rating. He scored 12 goals with a +10 rating with New Jersey last season (12-14=26 points) in 59 games and also played for Team USA at the 2018 World Championships.

Gibbons, 30 (2/26/88), played for Boston College (Hockey East) from 2007-11 and was named a First Team All Star in 2009-10 (16-34=50 points in 42 games). He was signed by Pittsburgh on Apr. 4, 2011 and played 41 games with the Penguins in 2013-14 (5-12=17 points with a +5 rating). He also played in 25 NHL games with Columbus in 2014-15, recording five assists.

Rowney, 29 (5/10/89), was a member of the 2017 Stanley Cup Champion Pittsburgh Penguins, appearing in 20 Stanley Cup Playoff games (0-3=3). Rowney has appeared in 71 career NHL games with Pittsburgh the last two seasons, collecting 5-7=12 points. Last season, the 6-2, 200-pound forward ranked second among team leaders in shorthanded faceoff wins (47), and third among forwards in shorthanded time-on-ice per game (2:14) and shorthanded blocked shots (12). Rowney also owned the third-best faceoff win percentage among Pittsburgh forwards with a 52.9% mark.

A native of Grande Prairie, Alberta, Rowney played five seasons in the American Hockey League (AHL) with Wilkes-Barre/Scranton and Abbotsford. He collected 47-66=133 points with a +42 rating in 191 career AHL games from 2012-17. In four collegiate seasons with North Dakota of the Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA), Rowney helped lead the Fighting Hawks to three consecutive WCHA championships from 2010-12.

Street, 31 (2/13/87), has earned three assists in 35 career NHL games with Calgary (2012-14), Colorado (2014-16) and Detroit (2016-17). The 5-11, 200-pound center made his NHL debut with Calgary on Feb. 9, 2013 at Vancouver and earned his first career NHL point on Apr. 3, 2016 at Chicago.

A native of Coquitlam, British Columbia, Street has collected 144-213=357 points with a +35 rating in 428 career AHL games with Wilkes-Barre/Scranton, Abbotsford, Lake Erie, San Antonio and Grand Rapids. Street helped Grand Rapids to a Calder Cup Championship in 2017 and led the Griffins in points and assists during the regular season in 2017-18. Prior to his professional career, Street was a member of Wisconsin’s 2006 national championship team and played five seasons with the Badgers from 2005-10.

Coreau, 26 (11/5/91), has appeared in 21 career games with the Detroit Red Wings in 2016-17 and 2017-18, posting a 5-9-4 record and two shutouts. The 6-6, 220-pound goaltender helped lead Grand Rapids of the American Hockey League (AHL) to a Calder Cup Championship in 2017 after going 15-4 with a 2.84 GAA and .909 SV% in 19 playoff games.

A native of Perth, Ontario, Coreau owns an 85-48-13 record with 13 shutouts, a 2.44 GAA and .918 SV% in 148 career AHL games with Grand Rapids. He has reached the Calder Cup Playoffs in four of his five AHL seasons, going 18-8 with one shutout, a 2.66 GAA and .915 SV% in 26 career games.

Rodin, 27 (11/21/90), has appeared in three NHL games with the Vancouver Canucks, earning an assist and a plus +1 rating during the 2016-17 season. Rodin split last season with Utica of the American Hockey League (AHL) and Davos of the Swiss National League, combining for 2-6=8 points in 15 games. Rodin added 3-4=7 points in six playoff games for Davos in the spring.

Selected by Vancouver in the second round (53rd overall) of the 2009 NHL Draft, Rodin has collected 15-29=44 points in 121 career AHL games with Utica (2016-18) and Chicago (2011-13). A native of Stockholm, Sweden, Rodin was named the Swedish Hockey League’s Most Valuable Player in 2015-16 and helped Team Sweden to bronze at the 2010 World Junior Championship (3-7=10 points in six games).

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