ANAHEIM, Calif. - The Anaheim Ducks announced today that the National Hockey League (NHL) club has acquired right wing George Parros from the Colorado Avalanche in exchange for a second-round draft pick in the 2007 NHL Entry Draft (previously acquired from Atlanta for Vitaly Vishnevski). In addition, Anaheim has the option to exchange third-round selections with Colorado in the 2007 Entry Draft.
Parros, 26 (12/29/79), has played in two games with Colorado this season, going scoreless. The Washington, Pa. native was claimed by Colorado off waivers from Los Angeles on Oct. 3, 2006. In 57 career NHL games, Parros has recorded 2-3=5 points with 138 penalty minutes (PIM).
Before turning pro, the 6-4, 232-pounder spent four seasons at Princeton University where he collected 20-32=52 points with 117 (PIM) in 111 games. In addition, Parros has played 133 career American Hockey League games, recording 17-15=32 points with 380 PIM.
Parros was originally drafted by the Los Angeles Kings in the eighth round (222nd overall) of the 1999 NHL Entry Draft.