Pandolfo, 36, who had been attending training camp on a tryout contract, had 1 assist and a plus-1 rating in five preseason games.
A veteran of 13 NHL seasons -- all with the New Jersey Devils -- has 99 goals and 124 assists in 819 games. He was a part of Stanley Cup championships in 2000 and 2003, and in 131 Stanley Cup Playoff games, he has 11 goals and 22 assists.
He spent last season with the Springfield Falcons of the American Hockey League, scoring 2 goals in 12 games.
It's an incredible feeling just to see it go in and see the Joe go pretty crazy. Ever since the introduction there, I was kind of feeling the nerves, and to put that one home, I started to feel comfortable and I thought my play started to pick up.
— Nineteen-year-old Red Wings forward Dylan Larkin after scoring a goal in his NHL debut
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