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Ducks Sign Parros to Three-Year Extension

Thursday, 01.29.2009 / 2:34 PM / News
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Ducks Sign Parros to Three-Year Extension

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The Ducks announced today that they have signed right wing George Parros to a three-year contract extension. The new contract will keep Parros with Anaheim through the end of the 2011-12 season. Per club policy, no financial terms of the deal were disclosed.

“We are pleased to announce that George has signed for three more seasons,” said Ducks Executive Vice President/General Manager Bob Murray. “His character and toughness on the ice along with his commitment to our community have been valuable assets for the organization.”

In 45 games with the Ducks this year, Parros, 29 (12/29/79), has earned 3-5=8 points with 74 penalty minutes (PIM). He has already established career highs in goals, assists and points, besting his previous marks just three months into the 2008-09 campaign. His plus-9 rating on the season ranks third on the club as he’s registered a plus-or-even rating in 42 of his 45 appearances. The Randolph, New Jersey native appeared in his 200th NHL game on Jan. 16 at Pittsburgh.

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A member of the Ducks 2007 Stanley Cup championship squad, the 6-5, 231-pound Parros has appeared in six career postseason contests. In 146 career regular season games with Anaheim, he has earned 5-9=14 points with 359 PIM.  Parros was acquired from Colorado with future considerations in exchange for a second-round draft pick in the 2007 Entry Draft on Nov. 13, 2007. He was originally drafted by the Los Angeles Kings in the eighth round (222nd overall) of the 1999 NHL Entry Draft. In 203 career NHL games, Parros has collected 7-12=19 points with 497 PIM and a plus-10 rating.

Following an optional team practice at Anaheim ICE on Thursday, Parros said the following when briefly talking with reporters regarding his new deal with the Ducks.

"It feels great. I’m really happy that they were interested in talking early. This is where I wanted to play and that is why we got a deal done before the deadline. I think we’re both thrilled."

"I love it here. I love the fans and the organization. The longer the deal, the better for me. Three years seemed right for me and they had no problem working something out. I’m very happy with the ways things went."

"Peace of mind is very helpful. Now, I can go concentrate. Not that I wasn’t before, but it’s obviously nice to not have to worry and bite your nails all season. I wouldn’t have done it if this isn’t where I wanted to be. It was my first choice and I’m happy to do it now."

"I’m definitely happy the team wanted to come to me and figure something out right away because they have a lot of other decisions to make too. I’m glad they got me off their checklist and we’ll go forward from here."

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WESTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 ANA 66 42 17 7 196 179 91
2 NSH 66 41 18 7 196 162 89
3 STL 64 40 19 5 198 162 85
4 CHI 64 38 21 5 188 152 81
5 MIN 64 35 22 7 181 164 77
6 VAN 64 36 24 4 184 176 76
7 WPG 65 32 21 12 180 175 76
8 CGY 64 35 25 4 182 165 74
9 LAK 63 30 21 12 171 164 72
10 SJS 65 32 25 8 185 183 72
11 DAL 65 29 26 10 203 215 68
12 COL 64 28 25 11 170 183 67
13 ARI 65 21 37 7 142 220 49
14 EDM 64 18 36 10 145 213 46

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
R. Getzlaf 63 20 41 13 61
C. Perry 51 27 18 15 45
R. Kesler 66 17 24 1 41
S. Vatanen 57 12 22 6 34
M. Beleskey 56 21 9 13 30
J. Silfverberg 65 10 20 11 30
H. Lindholm 63 6 23 20 29
P. Maroon 58 7 21 -4 28
C. Fowler 65 6 22 3 28
R. Rakell 55 6 19 5 25
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
F. Andersen 30 8 5 .917 2.34
J. Gibson 9 5 0 .924 2.41


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