Ducks sign John Klingberg, Olli Juolevi and Nathan Gaucher
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The Anaheim Ducks have signed defenseman John Klingberg to a one-year contract, which carries a $7 million cap hit.
Klingberg is turning 30 years old in August and has spent his entire career with the Dallas Stars to this point. This past season, he scored six goals and 47 points in 74 games an was one of the top free agents on the market.
The Ducks also signed defenseman Olli Juolevi and forward Nathan Gaucher over the past few days.
Juolevi is 24 years old and was originally selected 5th overall by the Vancouver Canucks in 2016. This past season, the defenseman went pointless in 18 games, with his time split between the Florida Panthers and Detroit Red Wings. His deal is for one year and carries a $750,000 cap hit.
Gaucher was selected 22nd overall by the Ducks in last month’s NHL Draft. His entry-level contract carries a $950,000 cap hit.
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