Originally written on Kukla's Korner  |  Last updated 11/14/14

SUNRISE, FL - FEBRUARY 1: Saku Koivu #11 of the Anaheim Ducks and Dominic Moore #19 of the Florida Panthers fight along the boards on February 1, 2010 at the BankAtlantic Center in Sunrise, Florida. The Ducks defeated the Panthers 3-0. (Photo by Joel Auerbach/Getty Images)
ANAHEIM, Calif. – The Anaheim Ducks announced today that the National Hockey League (NHL) club has signed center Saku Koivu to a one-year contract extension through the 2012-13 NHL season. Per club policy, no financial terms of the deal were disclosed. Koivu, 37 (11/23/74), appeared in his third season with Anaheim in 2011-12, scoring 11-27=38 points with a +7 rating and 50 penalty minutes (PIM) in 74 contests. He co-led the team in takeaways (35), ranked second in shifts-per-game (24.5), tied for second in plus/minus and third in assists. The 5-10, 180-pound center led the club in faceoff wins (646) and faceoff percentage (52.4), while ranking fourth among team forwards in time-on-ice (18:07).
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