ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) Defenseman Korbinian Holzer has agreed to a one-year, $700,000 deal to return to the Anaheim Ducks.

The Ducks announced the deal Tuesday.

The German defenseman played 29 games for Anaheim last season, recording three assists. He was a frequent healthy scratch, and he also played for the Ducks' AHL affiliate in San Diego.

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Holzer has 12 points in 87 career NHL games with the Ducks and Toronto.

When restricted free agent Hampus Lindholm agrees to a new deal, the Ducks will have eight defensemen under contract who played for them last season. Anaheim also acquired NHL veteran defensemen Nate Guenin and Jeff Schultz earlier this month.