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The Anaheim Ducks have signed right wing Radek Dvorak, giving the 16-year veteran a one-year contract.
The team announced the move after announced after Sunday night's 2-1 loss to Detroit
The right wing has 219 goals in 1,191 career NHL games with Florida, the New York Rangers, Edmonton, St. Louis, Atlanta and Dallas. The 36-year-old right wing played in 73 games with the Stars last season, getting four goals and 17 assists.
Dvorak had a career-high 31 goals in 2000-01 with the Rangers and helped lead the Panthers to the 1996 Stanley Cup finals. He made another trip to the finals with the Oilers in 2006.
He spent this season with Davos of the Swiss league.
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In an effort to add a little more veteran punch (and perhaps a boost to the penalty killing) the Ducks have signed right wing Radek Dvorak to a one-year contract. The contract is pro-rated at $675,000.
Dvorak, 36, has been playing in Davos, Switzerland, all year. He is the veteran of 1,191 NHL games with Florida, the New York Rangers, Edmonton, St. Louis, Atlanta and Dallas...
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Matchup: Detroit Red Wings vs. Anaheim Ducks
Venue: Honda Center; Anaheim, CA
Time: 8:00 PM EST
Television: Detroit- FS-D; Anaheim- FS-Prime Ticket
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