Ducks sign enforcer Létourneau-Leblond

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The Anaheim Ducks signed elaborately named enforcer Pierre-Luc Létourneau-Leblond to a one-year, two-way deal on Tuesday.

To some extent, one expects him to fill the pugilistic (though sadly not the mustache nor Ivy League reference) hole left behind by George Parros – who is now a member of the Florida Panthers.

The man conveniently called “PL3” might not be the same fixture in Anaheim that Parros was. Again, it’s a two-way deal and OC Register’s Eric Stephens notes that Létourneau-Leblond is already on his way to the AHL.

The new Ducks fighter isn’t likely to light up the scoreboard, so instead he has two claims to “fame.”

For one thing, he was the target of Brendan Shanahan’s first suspension video, as Puck Daddy pointed out.

Personally, his real claim to fame came from fighting Cam Janssen for what felt like a life time in this memorable March 2010 scuffle:

Maybe he doesn’t have that Parros ‘stache, but it seems like he can make an impression – sometimes negative – nonetheless.