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Devante Smith-Pelly signs two-year deal with Ducks
Devante Smith-Pelly signs two-year deal with Ducks

Restricted free agent Devante Smith-Pelly, who scored five playoff goals for the Ducks last season, signed a two-year contract Tuesday, two days before training camp begins. The deal, which will keep the 22-year-old forward in the NHL barring an injury rehabilitation, is for $1.6 million, said a hockey official unauthorized to discuss financial terms publicly. "This is my first process going through this, I didn't know how long it would take," Smith-Pelly said on a conference call. "I just wanted it to get done before [camp]." Smith-Pelly, 6 feet 2 and 220 pounds, was a second-round pick in 2010. He spent only 19 games with the Ducks last season, but emerged...

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