The Anaheim Ducks have signed winger Andrew Cogliano to a a few-year agreement extension worthy of an regular annual worth (AAV) of $3.25 million. The Ducks’ official Twitter account declared the signing, with the complete conditions later getting presented by Pierre LeBrun of The Athletic and TSN.
AAV of $3.25 million per year would have been UFA July 1 https://t.co/ShtiAawl3q
— Pierre LeBrun (@PierreVLeBrun) January 12, 2018
The deal will get Cogliano by means of the 2020-21 time and also incorporates a complete no-trade clause (NTC) for the relaxation of this time and a constrained just one (six teams) once the new agreement kicks in. The six-staff NTC will address the future a few seasons.
Iron Gentleman Cogliano is Rewarded
Cogliano has been a important role player for the Ducks, assisting them grow to be perennial contenders more than the very last handful of seasons. Drafted in the 1st round (25th overall) by the Edmonton Oilers in the 2005 NHL Entry Draft, Cogliano played 4 seasons in Edmonton (2007-08 by means of 2010-11) in advance of the Ducks obtained him by way of trade in the 2011 offseason. They sent a 2013 second-round draft decide the other way, which turned centre Marc-Olivier Roy, who is no more time in the Edmonton firm and has never played an NHL match. Chalk this just one up as still yet another reduction for the Oilers in the earlier 10 years.
Receiving back to Cogliano, the 30-year-aged has been a fixture in the Ducks’ lineup ever because the deal. In point, he has been a fixture in the NHL because 2007—more so than everyone else can say. Extremely, Cogliano has never skipped a match in his NHL profession. As of the announcement of the deal, he has appeared in an astonishing 829 consecutive online games. That is not only the longest energetic streak in the NHL it’s the fourth-longest iron-guy streak in league record. Cogliano strike the 800-match milestone earlier this time.
His accomplishment, as if it essential to appear much more impressive, appears in particular so this time in the midst of a Ducks marketing campaign that has viewed innumerable players miss sizeable stretches of time with accidents. Cogliano has defied that and been a continuous, as he has for his total profession.