The Ducks have signed defenseman Mark Fistric
to a three-year contract extension through the 2016-17 season. Per club policy, financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Fistric, 27 (6/1/86), has appeared in 27 games in his first season with the Ducks, posting 1-4=5 points with 18 penalty minutes (PIM) and a +8 rating. Signed as a free agent on Aug. 20, 2013, Fistric ranks second on the team in hits (123). In 309 career NHL games with Dallas, Edmonton and Anaheim, Fistric has recorded 4-30=34 points with 270 PIM and a +30 rating. The 6-2, 230-pound blueliner has also appeared in nine career Stanley Cup Playoff games.
Selected by Dallas in the first round (28th overall) of the 2004 NHL Entry Draft, Fistric scored 0-6=6 points with a +6 rating and 32 PIM in 25 games with Edmonton last season. He ranked third on the Oilers in plus/minus and hits (88), and fifth in PIM and blocked shots (53). The Edmonton, Alberta native was acquired from Dallas on Jan. 14, 2013 in exchange for a third-round selection in the 2013 NHL Entry Draft.