Ducks Sign Beleskey, Bailey and De Gray to Contracts
The Ducks announced today that they have signed left wing Matt Beleskey, right wing Jason Bailey and defenseman John de Gray to three-year, entry-level contracts. Per club policy, financial terms were not disclosed.
Beleskey, 19 (6/7/88), appeared in his fourth season with
Selected by Anaheim in the fourth round (112th overall) of the 2006 NHL Entry Draft, Beleskey has also appeared in 14 playoff games for the Bulls this year, collecting 8-14=22 points with a +9 rating and 13 PIM. The Bulls captain leads his team in playoff scoring, assists and power play goals while tied for the lead in goals scored.
In four seasons with
Bailey, 20 (6/4/87), played in his second season with Ottawa (OHL) in 2007-08, scoring 8-9=17 points with 78 PIM in 34 games. The 6-0, 209-pound native of
De Gray, 20 (3/14/88), played in 67 games for Brampton (OHL) in 2007-08, scoring 4-13=17 points with a +8 rating and 140 PIM. The 6-4, 213-pound de Gray tied career highs in goals, assists and points while setting a career high in penalty minutes. He also appeared in five games during the 2008 OHL Playoffs, going scoreless with 12 PIM.
Selected by the Ducks in the third round (83rd overall) of the 2006 NHL Entry Draft, de Gray played four seasons with