Originally written July 12, 2012 on On the Duck Pond:
Getting lost in the "Teemu is back!" shuffle, the Ducks have made a few recent signings and re-signings.The Ducks have avoided arbitration with center Nick Bonino.  The restricted free agent had an arbitration date assigned, but he and the Ducks were able to come to terms with a new contract.  The $700,000 contract is only a slight raise from last year, but it is a one way contract.  This way he makes the same whether in the NHL or the AHL.   Had Bonino accepted the Ducks qualifying offer, it would have paid him more, but he would have had a two way contract that paid much less in the AHL.  It seems that this is a win/win for both sides and avoids the inevitably ugly arbitration.Anaheim also signed this year's third-round draft pick, Frederik Andersen, to a two-year entry level contract on Wednesday. The 22 year old Danish goaltender has a two way contract paying $925,000 in the NHL and $70,000 in the AHL.  Andersen was originally drafted by Carolina in 2010, but nev...
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