Ducks strike 3-year deal with Cogliano

July 19, 2011 at 3:20 PM

ANAHEIM, Calif., July 19 (UPI) -- The Anaheim Ducks and restricted free-agent forward Andrew Cogliano came to terms on a three-year deal Tuesday, avoiding arbitration.

TSN of Canada reported the contract is worth $7.17 million.

Anaheim picked up Cogliano from Edmonton last Tuesday for a second-round pick in the 2013 draft. He was to have had an arbitration hearing Thursday.

Cogliano, 24, has proven durable, having yet to miss a game since breaking in to the NHL with the Oilers in 2007-08, appearing in all 82 contests in each of his four seasons.

He has 57 goals and 89 assists in 328 games. He also 137 penalty minutes and a minus-22 rating.

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