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Wild sign C Sam Steel to one-year contract

Steel played in a career-best 68 games for the Anaheim Ducks last season. He had six goals, 14 assists and a career-best 27 blocked shots.

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Anaheim Ducks center Sam Steel (23) during face-off against the Philadelphia Flyers on April 8, 2022 at Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia.
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The Minnesota Wild signed center Sam Steel to a one-year, $825,000 deal on Tuesday.

Steel played in a career-best 68 games for the Anaheim Ducks last season. He had six goals, 14 assists and a career-best 27 blocked shots.

Overall, Steel has 24 goals and 41 assists in 197 career NHL games over parts of four seasons with the Ducks.

The 24-year-old has 77 blocked shots and just 52 penalty minutes in his career. He has scored six goals in each of his four seasons.

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