The Ducks have locked up one of their remaining restricted free agents. TVA Sports’ Renaud Lavoie reports (Twitter link) that Anaheim has signed winger Kevin Roy to a one-year, two-way deal. He notes that the contract will pay $874K at the NHL level which suggests that Roy accepted his qualifying offer.
Roy split last season between Anaheim and their AHL affiliate in San Diego. In 25 games with the Ducks, the 25-year-old picked up six goals and an assist while averaging 13:37 per night in playing time. He was much more productive at the minor league level, collecting 14 goals and 23 assists in 45 contests, ranking fourth on the team in scoring despite missing over 20 games while being on recall.
Roy will likely be given a chance to battle for an end-of-roster spot with Anaheim in training camp but if he doesn’t make it, he will have to pass through waivers to get back to the AHL.