Ducks Trade Eminger; Waive Carter

In what continues to be a relatively quiet off-season, the Ducks have made a couple moves this week.

First they put center Ryan Carter on waivers.  Carter, 26, was not used frequently by the Ducks last season and played in only 38 games.  While some of that was spent with injuries, often it was as a healthy scratch, with other centers earning a spot on the roster ahead of him.  Carter cleared waivers and remains the property of the Ducks.

The Ducks also traded defenseman Steve Eminger to the New York Rangers in exchange for left wing Aaron Voros and prospect Ryan Hillier.

In June, the Ducks traded away right wing Mike Brown and Voros, 29, will replace Brown’s grit.  However, being a left wing, both he and George Parros can play on the same line without forcing one of them to be a healthy scratch, which was often the case last season.  Voros is a survivor of bone cancer.

Hillier, 22, played in the ECHL and AHL last season and was drafted in the third round by the Rangers in 2006.



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