Saturday, June 24, 2017

Ducks Ink Patrick Eaves to Three Year Deal

The Anaheim Ducks locked up Patrick Eaves for three years and $9.45 million. The deal will pay Eaves $3.3 million next season, $3.15 in 2018-19 and $3 million in 2019-20.

Eaves, who scored 11 goals in 20 regular season games for the Ducks after being acquired at the deadline, finished his campaign with a career-high 32 goals. He was a good fit with Ryan Getzlaf and Rickard Rackell last season and figures to be a big part of the Ducks top six forward corps and power play next season.

The 33-year-old did not test the free agent market, even though he might have commanded a bigger salary coming off such a solid season.

Apparently Eaves' neighbors were thrilled about the news as well: