Ducks sign SHL MVP Kodie Curran to two-year contract

Kalevan Pallo's Henri Knuutinen, left, and Team Canada's Kodie Curran, right, challenge for the puck during the Spengler Cup 2018 ice hockey final match. (Melanie Duchene/Keystone via AP)

The Anaheim Ducks signed defenceman Kodie Curran to a two-year contract Monday, the team announced.

The deal is reportedly worth $2 million, according to Cap Friendly.

Curran has played the last two seasons with Rogle BK of the Swedish Hockey League, winning MVP and Defenceman of the Year in 2019-20. The 30-year old tallied 12 goals and 37 assists this past season, leading all blueliners in points and assists.

Prior to joining Rogle BK, Curran won back-to-back championships in Norway (with Storhamar in 2017-18) and Denmark (with Esbjerg in 2016-17). He was named the Norwegian Player of the Year and playoff MVP in 2017-18.

A native of Calgary, Curran helped Team Canada advance to the championship game of the 2018 Spengler Cup, posting a plus-2 rating in four games during the tournament. His most recent professional action in North America came in 2015-16 when he appeared in 63 combined games split between the AHL and ECHL.

June 1, 2020


Kodie Curran

Anaheim Ducks
2 yrs
Free Agency
$1 million
$2 million

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