ANAHEIM, Calif. - The Anaheim Ducks announced today that the National Hockey League (NHL) club has re-signed defenseman Bruno St. Jacques to a one-year contract. Per club policy, no financial terms of the deal were disclosed.
St. Jacques, 26 (8/22/80), spent the majority of last season with the Portland Pirates, scoring 6-19=25 points with 55 penalty minutes (PIM) in 60 regular season games. In 14 Calder Cup Playoff games, St. Jacques scored 3-4=7 points.
The 6-2, 204-pound native of Montreal, Quebec, played in one game for the Ducks last season, scoring the team's lone goal in a 4-1 loss Oct. 16 at Minnesota. St. Jacques has played 67 career NHL games with Anaheim, Carolina and Philadelphia over four seasons, scoring 3-7=10 points with 47 PIM. He made his NHL debut with Philadelphia in 2001-02, going scoreless in seven games with two penalty minutes.
St. Jacques was selected by Philadelphia in the ninth round (253rd overall) of the 1998 NHL Entry Draft.