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Ducks Sign Kent Huskins & Petteri Wirtanen to Contracts

Thursday, 07.27.2006 / 12:00 AM / News
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Ducks Sign Kent Huskins & Petteri Wirtanen to Contracts

ANAHEIM, Calif. - The Anaheim Ducks announced today that the National Hockey League (NHL) club has signed defenseman Kent Huskins (one-year) and center Petteri Wirtanen (three-year entry level) to contracts. Per club policy, no financial terms of the deal were disclosed.

Huskins, 27 (5/4/79), was the only player to appear in all 80 regular season games for the Portland Pirates last season, totaling 8-23=31 points with 64 penalty minutes. He tied for first among club defensemen in goals during the regular season. The 6-3, 215-pound blueliner added 3-6=9 points in 18 postseason games.

A native of Ottawa, Ontario, Huskins was signed as a free agent by Anaheim on August 22, 2005. He was drafted by Chicago in the sixth round (156th overall) of the 1998 NHL Entry Draft.

Wirtanen spent the 2005-06 season with HPK in the Finnish Elite League, collecting 8-3=11 points in 50 games. A native of Hyvinkaa, Finland, Wirtanen was captain of the 2006 Finnish World Junior Championship Team. The 20-year-old (5/28/86) forward helped lead Finland to a bronze medal in the tournament, posting 0-1=1 point with a +1 rating in seven games.

The 6-1, 202-pound Wirtanen was selected by Anaheim in the sixth round (172nd overall) of the 2006 NHL Entry Draft.

 

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