Kukla's Korner

Kukla's Korner Hockey

Ducks Sign David Steckel

The Anaheim Ducks have announced a one-year two-way contract agreement with David Steckel.

According to the release from the Anaheim Ducks:

Steckel, 31 (3/15/82), has played in 418 NHL games with Washington, New Jersey, Toronto and Anaheim, scoring 33-46=79 points with 129 penalty minutes (PIM). The 6-6, 215-pound center has also appeared in 31 career Stanley Cup Playoff games with Washington and Anaheim, earning 5-4=9 points with eight PIM. Steckel was acquired by Anaheim from Toronto on Mar. 15, 2013 (in exchange for Ryan Lasch and a 2014 seventh-round draft pick) and appeared in 21 contests for the Ducks in 2012-13, earning 1-5=6 points. He won 95-of-165 faceoffs in his final 14 contests of 2012-13 for a 57.6% success rate. Steckel appeared in all seven of Anaheim’s Conference Quarterfinal contests vs. Detroit last season, collecting 1-1=2 points. In 10 NHL seasons, Steckel has compiled a career faceoff percentage of 58.3% (3031-for-5205).

Steckel has spent the start of the 2013-14 season split between Iowa and Norfolk in the American Hockey League (AHL) tallying four points, and 12 PIM with a +6 rating.

Filed in: | KK Hockey | Permalink
  Tags: anaheim+ducks, david+steckel, steckel+signed+one-year



Big mistake when they could’ve just traded for Tootoo.

Posted by Garth on 11/11/13 at 08:25 PM ET

Add a Comment

Please limit embedded image or media size to 575 pixels wide.

Add your own avatar by joining Kukla's Korner, or logging in and uploading one in your member control panel.

Captchas bug you? Join KK or log in and you won't have to bother.


Notify me of follow-up comments?


Most Recent Blog Posts

About Kukla's Korner Hockey

Paul Kukla founded Kukla’s Korner in 2005 and the site has since become the must-read site on the ‘net for all the latest happenings around the NHL.

From breaking news to in-depth stories around the league, KK Hockey is updated with fresh stories all day long and will bring you the latest news as quickly as possible.

Email Paul anytime at pk@kuklaskorner.com