Sep 24, 2013; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Anaheim Ducks defenseman Mark Fistric (28) and Los Angeles Kings right wing Matt Frattin (21) crash on the boards in the third period of the game at the Staples Center. Kings won 2-1. Mandatory Credit: Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

Ducks sign defenseman Fistric to 3-year extension

The Anaheim Ducks have signed defenseman Mark Fistric to a three-year contract extension through the 2016-17 season. Per club policy, financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

The 27-year-old Fistric has appeared in 27 games in his first season with the Ducks, posting one goal and four assists with 18 penalty minutes and a +8 rating.

Fistric signed with the Ducks as a free agent in 2013 and ranks second on the team in hits (123). In 309 career NHL games with Dallas, Edmonton and Anaheim, Fistric has recorded four goals and 30 assists with 270 penalty minutes and a +30 rating. The 6-2, 230-pound blueliner has also appeared in nine career Stanley Cup Playoff games.

Selected by Dallas in the first round of the 2004 NHL Entry Draft, Fistric six assists with a +6 rating and 32 PIM in 25 games with Edmonton last season. He ranked third on the Oilers in plus/minus and hits (88), and fifth in PIM and blocked shots (53). The Edmonton, Alberta native was acquired from Dallas on Jan. 14, 2013 in exchange for a third-round selection in the 2013 NHL Entry Draft.

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