The Ducks today announced Francois Beauchemin will join the Ducks' Player Development Department, assisting Director of Player Development Todd Marchant.
A member of the 2007 Stanley Cup Champion Ducks, Beauchemin retired from hockey in 2018 after collecting 288 points in 903 career National Hockey League (NHL) games. Among franchise all-time defensive leaders, Beauchemin ranks second in plus/minus (+59), third in goals (56), points (196) and assists (140), and fourth in game-winning goals (10).
A native of Sorel, Quebec, Beauchemin played 101 career Stanley Cup Playoff games, all in an Anaheim uniform. He is the all-time franchise leader among defensemen in playoff scoring, goals, assists, power-play goals, power-play points and games played. Beauchemin helped Anaheim reach the playoffs in nine of his 10 seasons with the club, reaching the Western Conference Final three times in addition to the aforementioned Stanley Cup in 2007.
Selected by Montreal in the third round (75th overall) of the 1998 NHL Draft, Beauchemin has earned 76-212=288 points with a +14 rating and 490 penalty minutes (PIM) in 903 career NHL games with Anaheim, Colorado, Toronto, Columbus and Montreal. He currently resides in Quebec with his family.