will be an Anaheim Duck again next season.
The Ducks announced Wednesday that the 29-year-old defenseman, who could have become a free agent this summer, has signed a two-year contract extension. No financial terms were disclosed.
Brookbank appeared in a career-high 66 games for the Ducks in 2009-10, recording 9 assists with a plus-10 rating and 114 penalty minutes. Brookbank, who appeared in his 100th career NHL game on Nov. 16 at Pittsburgh, set career highs in points, assists, plus/minus rating, penalty minutes and blocked shots (59). The 6-foot-1, 200-pounder finished second on the Ducks in plus/minus and PIM.
Brookbank, acquired from New Jersey on Feb. 3, 2009, has 1 goal and 12 assists for 13 points with a plus-13 rating and 165 PIM in 95 games with Anaheim. He is scoreless with 18 PIM in 13 playoff games with the Ducks. For his career, Brookbank has 1 goal and 22 assists for 23 points and 265 PIM in 157 games.