The Ducks have signed right wing Deven Sideroff
to a three-year entry-level contract. Per club policy, no financial terms of the deal were disclosed.
Sideroff, 19 (4/14/97), made his professional debut with the San Diego Gulls of the American Hockey League (AHL) last season, going scoreless in one game on Apr. 16, 2016 vs. Ontario. The 5-11, 170-pound winger began the season with the Kamloops Blazers of the Western Hockey League (WHL), collecting 19-40=59 points with a +4 rating and 28 penalty minutes (PIM) in 63 games. He set WHL career highs in goals, assists and points, while ranking second among team leaders in assists and third in scoring.
Selected by Anaheim in the third round (84th overall) of the 2015 NHL Draft, Sideroff has scored 39-70=109 points with a +22 rating and 59 PIM in 141 career WHL games with Kamloops. He has also earned three assists in seven career WHL Playoff contests. A native of Kamloops, B.C., Sideroff won gold with Team Canada at the 2015 Under-18 World Championship, recording 3-1=4 points in seven tournament games.