ANAHEIM, Calif. -- The Anaheim Ducks have signed holdout power forward Nick Ritchie to a three-year contract.
The Ducks announced the deal Wednesday night before the opening faceoff of their home game against the New York Islanders.
Ritchie missed the entire preseason and six regular-season games while holding out for a better deal as a restricted free agent. His absence constrained the Ducks, who still started 4-1-1 despite missing several key forwards due to injury.
Ritchie had 10 goals and 17 assists in 76 games last season in his second full NHL campaign. The 2014 first-round pick has 26 goals, 33 assists and 171 penalty minutes in 186 career games.
Toronto's William Nylander is the final unsigned restricted free agent in the NHL.
Ducks sign holdout Nick Ritchie to three-year deal
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