The Ducks have claimed left wing Pontus Aberg on waivers from the Edmonton Oilers.
Aberg, 25 (9/23/93), has collected 5-13=18 points with a +7 rating in 68 career NHL games with Nashville and Edmonton. Selected by the Predators in the second round (37th overall) of the 2012 NHL Draft, Aberg has also earned 2-3=5 points in 18 career Stanley Cup Playoff games. The 5-11, 196-pound forward appeared in six Stanley Cup Final games for Nashville in 2017, scoring a goal with a +1 rating in Game 2 on May 31, 2017 at Pittsburgh.
Acquired by Edmonton in exchange for Mark Letestu on Feb. 25, 2018, Aberg combined for 4-12=16 points with three game-winning goals and a +9 rating in 53 games with the Predators and Oilers last season. The Stockholm, Sweden native has also appeared in 203 career American Hockey League (AHL) games, recording 76-56=132 points with Milwaukee.