Originally written on On the Duck Pond  |  Last updated 10/19/14

GLENDALE, AZ - JANUARY 16: Daniel Winnik #34 of the Phoenix Coyotes sits on the bench during the NHL game against the Minnesota Wild at Jobing.com Arena on January 16, 2010 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
So far it has been a pretty quiet off-season in the hockey world.  A few excitements here and there, like Zach Parise and Ryan Suter deciding to play together in Minnesota, and an interesting offer sheet to Shea Weber from the Philadelphia Flyers.  But for the most part?  It's keeping up with how the Stanley Cup is spending its summer and when you are a Ducks fan, there is not much exciting in that.In keeping with their "have to do something at least once a week" rule, the Ducks signed winger Daniel Winnik to a two year contract worth $3.6 million.  Winnik, 27, played for the Colorado Avalanche last season until the trade deadline when he went to the San Jose Sharks.  GM Bob Murray praised Winnik as "smart, reliable, with good size.  Real good penalty killer."Winnik is 6'2" and 209 pounds and will add depth to either the third or fourth line for Anaheim.  He is also happy to stay in the Western Conference.“You have some older guys,” said Winnik about...
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