The Ducks announced today that they have signed defenseman Aaron Rome to a one-year contract. Per club policy, financial terms were not disclosed.
Rome, 24 (9/27/83), played in 76 games last season with Portland, Anaheim’s primary development affiliate in the American Hockey League (AHL), scoring 8-17=25 points with 139 penalty minutes (PIM). The 6-1, 230-pound blueliner set professional career highs in goals and points in 2006-07.
Rome played in one regular season game for the Ducks last season, going scoreless at Detroit on Jan. 2 in his NHL debut. In addition, he played in one Stanley Cup Playoff game for the Ducks, going scoreless in Game Four aat Minnesota on April 17.
A native of Nesbitt, Manitoba, Rome was signed as a free agent on June 7, 2004. He was originally drafted by Los Angeles in the fourth round (104th overall) of the 2002 NHL Entry Draft.