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Ducks sign veteran defenseman Francois Beauchemin for third stint in Anaheim

Ducks sign veteran defenseman Francois Beauchemin for third stint in Anaheim

Francois Beauchemin and the Ducks are going to have one more go-around together.

The Ducks on Monday signed the veteran defenseman to a one-year contract worth about $1 million. It will be the third stint in Anaheim for Beauchemin, a member of the 2007 Stanley Cup champion team who has played 525 games with the Ducks in his 12-year career.

Beauchemin, 37, said this will probably be his final season and that he was considering retirement after the Colorado Avalanche bought out the final year of his contract in June. Beauchemin said he didn’t want to move his family to an unfamiliar environment for one year, and that Ducks general manager Bob Murray called him last...

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