Jakob Silfverberg has signed a $26.5 million, five-year extension with the Anaheim Ducks, forgoing the chance to become an unrestricted free agent after this season.

The team announced the deal Saturday.

Silfverberg leads the Ducks with 16 goals and has 24 points in 56 games. The 28-year-old has 99 goals and 115 assists over six seasons with Anaheim.

Anaheim Ducks right wing Jakob Silfverberg, left, celebrates his goal with center Derek Grant during the third period of an NHL hockey game against the Washington Capitals Sunday, Feb. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
Anaheim Ducks right wing Jakob Silfverberg, left, celebrates his goal with center Derek Grant during the third period of an NHL hockey game against the Washington Capitals Sunday, Feb. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

The Ducks are in danger of missing the playoffs for the first time since 2012. Anaheim is next-to-last in the Western Conference with 57 points and has lost four straight going into Sunday’s game against Colorado.

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