The Anaheim Ducks signed free agent defenseman Clayton Stoner to a four-year contract.
Listed at 6-foot-4 and 216 pounds, Stoner provides the Ducks a physical presence after spending the past four-plus seasons playing with the Minnesota Wild.
Stoner, a former Tri-City American (2002-05), had a goal and four assists plus 84 penalty minutes in 63 games last season.
Overall, the Wild’s 2004 third-round draft pick has four goals and 27 assists and 296 penalty minutes in 227 games.
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The Ducks announced the move on Tuesday, the opening day of the NHL’s free agency period.