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Anaheim Ducks sign Winnik to two-year

The Anaheim Ducks announced Friday that the National Hockey League (NHL) club has signed center Daniel Winnik.

ANAHEIM, Calif. – The Anaheim Ducks announced Friday that the National Hockey League (NHL) club has signed center Daniel Winnik to a two-year contract through the 2013-14 NHL season. Per club policy, no financial terms of the deal were disclosed.  


Winnik, 27 (3/6/85), has appeared in 366 career NHL games with the Coyotes, Avalanche and Sharks, posting 37-64=101 points with 187 PIM. He appeared in a league-leading 84 games with Colorado and San Jose last season, scoring 8-15=23 points with 52 PIM. Winnik, whose 84 games were the most in the NHL since Sean Avery played 84 in 2006-07 with Los Angeles and the New York Rangers, began the season with Colorado, collecting 5-13=18 points with 42 PIM in 63 games.  


Winnik was acquired by San Jose as part a five-player trade on Feb. 27, 2012 and went on to record 3-2=5 points with 10 PIM in 21 regular-season games with the Sharks. The 6-2, 210-pound center made his second career appearance in the Stanley Cup Playoffs in 2012 with San Jose, earning an assist (0-1=1) with six PIM in five games.  


Selected by Phoenix in the ninth round (265th overall) of the 2004 NHL Entry Draft, Winnik has also played 12 career Stanley Cup Playoff games with Phoenix (2010) and San Jose, earning one assist with six PIM.