Ryan Kesler, Ducks Agree to New Contract: Latest Details, Comments, Reaction

July 15th, 2015 by Matt Fitzgerald Leave a reply »

Ryan Kesler still had one year remaining on his contract with the Anaheim Ducks, but the team announced Wednesday that Kesler signed a six-year extension.  

Eric Stephens of the Orange County Register reported the fresh deal is worth $41.25 million. Kesler will make $5 million in 2015-16 before his lucrative contract extension takes effect, per Spotrac.com.

The Ducks provided comments from Kesler, who spoke about the deal:

Kesler also spoke about the way last season ended, via Eric Stephens of the Orange County Register and Elliott Teaford of the Los Angeles News Group.

I think we need a killer instinct in Game 6. We didn’t have it. ... We could sulk about it or we could learn from it.


It proved to me the owners want to win. They didn't have to prove it to me. ... The way the season ended left a sour taste...

The 30-year-old veteran logged 20 goals and 27 assists in his maiden season with the Ducks after spending the first 10 years of his NHL career with the Vancouver Canucks. He also had 13 points in 16 ...

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