Louis Leblanc

Silfverberg, Hagelin get Ducks' qualifying offers

Silfverberg, Hagelin get Ducks' qualifying offers

The Ducks announced Monday they’ve issued qualifying offers to their  forwards Jakob Silfverberg and Carl Hagelin and centers Chris Wagner and Michael Sgarbossa, all prospective free agents.

The move allows the Ducks to negotiate with the players through the summer for either a one-season renewal or a multiyear contract extension.

Silfverberg signed a one-year deal worth $850,000 before last season, and stands to make far more in this deal after producing a 13-goal, 39-point regular season and 18 playoff points while playing mostly alongside second-line center Ryan Kesler.

Hagelin, acquired Saturday from the New York Rangers for forward Emerson Etem and two draft...

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