Penner returns to Ducks on one-year contract

Forward Dustin Penner has signed a one-year contract with the Anaheim Ducks.

Dustin Penner has returned to Anaheim.

The Ducks announced on Tuesday the left winger has signed a one-year contract with his former team.

The 30-year-old Penner, who recorded 14 points with the Los Angeles Kings last season, originally signed in Anaheim as a free agent in 2004 and helped the Ducks to a Stanley Cup championship in 2007.

The six-foot-four, 240-pound forward racked up 52 points with a plus-1 rating and 72 penalty minutes in 101 games with the Ducks from 2005-07.

Penner won his second Stanley Cup with the Kings in 2011 and has 35 career post-season points.

A native of Winkler, Man., Penner has 137 goals and 138 assists with 324 penalty minutes in 522 career games with Anaheim, Edmonton and Los Angeles.