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Ducks Sign Forward Sexton

by Staff Writer / Anaheim Ducks
The 21-year-old Sexton scored 39 points in 38 games with Bowling Green this season.
The Ducks announced on Tuesday that they have signed right wing Dan Sexton to a two-year entry-level contract. Per club policy, no financial terms of the deal were disclosed.

Sexton, 21 (4/29/87), appeared in all 38 games with Bowling Green this season, collecting 17-22=39 points with 20 penalty minutes (PIM). Among Central Collegiate Hockey Association (CCHA) leaders, Sexton ranked tied for fifth in scoring and fifth in goals. He was also tied for second in the CCHA with two shorthanded goals, tied for fifth with 18 power play points and tied for ninth with three game-winning goals. Sexton earned honorable mention from the CCHA in March when the 2008-09 All-CCHA First and Second Teams were announced.

A native of Apple Valley, Minnesota, Sexton began his collegiate career at Bowling Green in 2007-08, scoring 7-14=21 points with 42 PIM in 38 games. He ranked fifth on the Falcons in scoring and first in shorthanded goals (3) while also recording two power play goals and five multiple-point games. Sexton earned CCHA Rookie of the Week honors with 2-2=4 points in a weekend sweep of Western Michigan, Jan. 18-19, 2008.

Prior to joining Bowling Green, Sexton spent the 2006-07 season with Sioux Falls of the United States Hockey League (USHL). With 14-10=24 points and 20 PIM in 58 games, Sexton helped lead Sioux Falls to its first league title and a Tier I national championship. In eight USHL playoff games, Sexton scored 8-1=9 points with a +9 rating, leading the league in goals.
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