Laganiere, 24, had 10 goals and 18 points in 72 games last season with the Norfolk Admirals of the American Hockey League. He had 46 goals and 85 points in 122 games over four seasons with Yale and helped the Bulldogs reach the Frozen Four in 2013.
The Ducks signed Laganiere to a two-year, entry-level contract on April 16, 2013.
That's today's game. That's one of the things you have to deal with when you're a championship team. Guys are going to earn more money based on their performance and what they've achieved, [and] deservedly so. [Saad] falls into that category.
— Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville on Brandon Saad, who was traded by Chicago to the Columbus Blue Jackets this offseason