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Ducks sign defenceman Sami Vatanen to 2-year contract coming off rookie season

ANAHEIM, Calif. – The Ducks have signed defenceman Sami Vatanen to a two-year contract coming off his rookie season.

He had six goals, 15 assists and 22 penalty minutes in 48 games last season, when he won a bronze medal playing for Finland in the Sochi Olympics.

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The 23-year-old Vatanen had one assist in five playoff games with the Ducks. He was drafted in the fourth round in 2009 by Anaheim.