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Andrew Cogliano signs three-year, $9.75-million contract to stay with Ducks

Andrew Cogliano signs three-year, $9.75-million contract to stay with Ducks

While most Ducks players relaxed and got mentally refreshed during the team’s five-day bye, Andrew Cogliano got reassurance about his future.

The tenacious left wing, whose streak of 829 consecutive regular-season games played is the fourth-longest in NHL history, spent his time negotiating a three-year contract extension worth $3.25 million per year. Cogliano, 30, could have become an unrestricted free agent after this season, but he wanted to stay in Anaheim and hoped to earn a new contract through his play this season. However, he hadn’t discussed his status with general manager Bob Murray until Murray contacted him recently. They concluded their talks quickly and announced his...

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