The Ducks have announced that the club has signed forward Rickard Rakell to a six-year contract extension through the 2021-22 NHL season. Per club policy, financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Rakell, 23, has collected 29-49=78 points in 165 career NHL games with the Ducks. The center led the team in game-winning goals (7) and overtime goals (2) while setting career highs in goals (20), assists (23), points (20-23=43) and games played (71) last season. Rakell also ranked tied for third amongst Ducks players in goals (20) and fourth amongst Ducks players in scoring (43).