ANAHEIM, Calif. – The Stanley Cup champion Anaheim Ducks announced that they have signed former Reading Royals defenseman George Parros to a two-year contract extension.
The Augusta Lynx are the ECHL affiliate of Anaheim of the NHL and the Portland Pirates of the American Hockey League.
Parros is one of 13 former ECHL players to have his name engraved on the Stanley Cup joining Francois Beauchemin (Anaheim – 2007), Andrew Hutchinson and Chad LaRose (Carolina – 2006), Ruslan Fedotenko, Nolan Pratt and Andre Roy (Tampa Bay – 2004), Corey Schwab (New Jersey – 2003), Manny Legace (Detroit – 2002), David Aebischer and Nolan Pratt (Colorado – 2001), Krzysztof Oliwa (New Jersey – 2000) and Kevin Dean (New Jersey – 1995). Pratt is the only ECHL player to have his name engraved twice.
He scored one goal and led the Ducks with 102 penalty minutes in 32 regular season games and had 10 penalty minutes in five games in the Stanley Cup Playoffs.
The 25-year-old had nine penalty minutes in three games with Reading in 2004-05 before being recalled to Manchester of the AHL where he had 247 penalty minutes and 22 points (14g-8a) in 67 regular season games and two points (1g-1a) and 27 penalty minutes in six playoff games.