Anaheim Ducks Wrap Up Successful Offseason By Signing Jamie Drysdale

The Anaheim Ducks have completed their offseason signings by finally inking Jamie Drysdale to a new contract. This is a three-year, $2.3 million AAV deal and frankly is a steal for the Ducks.

The Ducks were being very stingy with their money up until this point as even though Troy Terry got a long-term deal earlier in the offseason, Trevor Zegras and Drysdale took much longer than expected and it almost dragged into the season.

Drysdale is a great young defenseman, but unfortunately missed all but eight games last season for the Ducks. He should be playing on the top pairing this season and get the second-most ice time on the team behind Cam Fowler.

Drysdale's rookie season came in 2021-22 and he impressed, putting up four goals and 32 points. Even though he is coming back from almost a season-long injury, big things are expected from him this season. At least an improvement. He will have ample time to earn a big long-term deal in the next three seasons.

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