Report: Ducks re-sign RFA Jakob Silfverberg on one-year deal

Friday August 15th, 2014

Restricted free agent Jakob Silfverberg will stay in Anaheim after signing a one-year, $850,500 deal with the Ducks, reports CapGeek. 

The 23-year-old forward played 52 games for the Ducks last season, scoring 10 goals and adding 13 assists. A broken hand last October kept him out for almost two months. 

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A former second-round draft pick by Ottawa, Silfverberg was acquired by Anaheim in a trade for Bobby Ryan in July 2013. 

Born in Gävle, Sweden, Silfverberg was also a member of Sweden's men's hockey team in the 2014 Winter Olympics. 

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