The Ducks have signed goaltender Ryan Faragher
to a one-year entry-level contract. Per club policy, financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Faragher, 23 (7/3/90), posted a 53-34-8 record with five shutouts, a 2.58 goals-against average and .911 save percentage (SV%) in 98 career appearances with St. Cloud State of the National Collegiate Hockey Conference (and formerly of the Western Collegiate Hockey Association). Faragher led St. Cloud State to its first Frozen Four appearance and first WCHA regular season title during his sophomore season in 2012-13. He was named to the 2013 NCAA Division 1 All-Midwest Region Tournament Team, 2013 All-WCHA Academic Team and selected as a 2013 WCHA Scholar Athlete.
A native of Fort Frances, Ontario, Faragher helped lead St. Cloud State to the 2014 NCAA West Regional Final as a member of the NCHC All-Conference Second Team this season. The 6-2, 200-pound goaltender appeared in 35 games with St. Cloud State this season, going 20-9-4 with one shutout, a 2.79 GAA and .905 SV%. Faragher, who received NCHC Academic All-Conference recognition in 2013-14, led the NCHC with 14 conference wins and ranked second with 605 saves.