Devante Smith-Pelly skated on the first line in practice Saturday.
Devante Smith-Pelly scored his first goal of the season on Tuesday.
Coach Bruce Boudreau placed Devante Smith-Pelly on the second line Friday.
Devante Smith-Pelly is happy with his new two-year deal.
The Anaheim Ducks signed forward Devante Smith-Pelly to a two-year contract on Tuesday.
The Anaheim Ducks and Devante Smith-Pelly have made "a little bit" of progress since resuming contract negotiations last week.
Devante Smith-Pelly has yet to sign a contract.
Devante Smith-Pelly seems poised to stick around with the Ducks this season after spending most of the past two seasons in the minors.
Devante Smith-Pelly is still waiting for a new contract, but one doesn't appear to imminent.
Devante Smith-Pelly, 21, had one of the better games of his young career with two goals in Anaheim's 4-3 win over Los Angeles in Game 5 of their second round playoff series on Monday night.
Devante Smith-Pelly scored his third goal of the playoffs on Saturday.
Coach Bruce Boudreau was impressed with the play of Devante Smith-Pelly in Game 1 Saturday.
Devante Smith-Pelly scored twice including the tying goal with 24 seconds left in the third period to help the Ducks to a 5-4 overtime win over Dallas Sunday.
Devante Smith-Pelly is expected to start Friday's game on the Ducks' top line.