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Ducks retain defenseman Korbinian Holzer

Ducks retain defenseman Korbinian Holzer

He didn’t get into a game after his trade-deadline acquisition in March, but defenseman Korbinian Holzer struck a deal with the Ducks on Thursday that will keep him with the club through the coming season, barring injury. Anaheim announced it signed Holzer to a one-year, one-way contract that a team official, who was unauthorized to speak publicly about team finances, said was worth $750,000. Holzer, 27, was acquired from the Toronto Maple Leafs when the Ducks also moved to land defensemen Simon Despres and James Wisniewski. The glut of talent kept Holzer benched throughout the remaining regular-season games and the playoffs. Ducks Coach Bruce Boudreau said he was sorry...