The Ducks have signed right wing Brian McGrattan to a one-year contract through the 2015-16 NHL season. Per club policy, financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
McGrattan, 33 (9/2/81), has appeared in 317 career NHL games with Ottawa, Phoenix, Calgary and Nashville, collecting 10-17=27 points with 609 penalty minutes (PIM). A native of Hamilton, Ontario, McGrattan set numerous career highs with Calgary in 2013-14, including goals (4), assists (4), points (8), shots on net (79) and games played (76). He was originally acquired by Anaheim on Feb. 27, 2011 with defenseman Sean Zimmerman from Boston in exchange for center Stefan Chaput and right wing David Laliberte. McGrattan played 20 games with Anaheim’s primary development affiliate in the American Hockey League (AHL) that season, recording 6-4=10 points with an even plus/minus rating and 56 PIM with Syracuse.
Selected by Los Angeles in the fourth round (104th overall) of the 1999 NHL Entry Draft, McGrattan has scored 35-27=62 points with 1,210 PIM in 262 career AHL games with Binghamton, San Antonio, Providence, Syracuse and Milwaukee. The 6-4, 235-pound winger has also made three trips to the Calder Cup Playoffs, earning 0-2=2 points with an even plus/minus rating and 28 PIM in eight games.