Ducks Sign Travis Green
ANAHEIM, Calif.- The Anaheim Ducks announced today that the National Hockey League (NHL) club has signed free agent center Travis Green to a one-year contract. Per club policy, no financial terms of the deal were disclosed.
Green, 35 (12/20/70), played in 82 games for Boston last season, collecting 10-12=22 points with 79 penalty minutes (PIM) and a 54.4 face-off win percentage. Green was one of only two Bruins to play in all 82 games, marking the second time in his career that he did not miss a single game.
The 6-2, 200-pound, center spent part of the 1997-98 season and the entire 1998-99 season with Anaheim, recording 18-28=46 points with 97 PIM in 101 games. Green was originally acquired by Anaheim with Doug Houda and Tony Tuzzolino from the New York Islanders for Joe Sacco, J.J. Daigneault and Mark Janssens, Feb. 6, 1998. Anaheim traded Green and their first-round choice in the 1999 NHL Entry Draft (Scott Kelman) to Phoenix for Oleg Tverdovsky, June 26, 1999.
The 14-year NHL veteran has recorded 192-261=453 points with 737 PIM in 939 career games with the New York Islanders, Anaheim, Phoenix, Toronto and Boston. Green was drafted by the New York Islanders in the second round (23rd overall) of the 1989 NHL Entry Draft.