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Lightning re-sign Labrie to one-year deal

Monday, 07.01.2013 / 8:47 PM / News

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Lightning re-sign Labrie to one-year deal
The Tampa Bay Lightning re-signed forward Pierre-Cedric Labrie to a one-year, one-way contract, the team announced Monday night.

The Tampa Bay Lightning re-signed forward Pierre-Cedric Labrie to a one-year, one-way contract, the team announced Monday night.

Labrie, 26, had two goals, one assist and 30 penalty minutes in 19 games for the Lightning in 2012-13, including his first NHL goal on April 2 against the Ottawa Senators. The Baie-Comeau, Quebec native also appeared in 39 games with the Syracuse Crunch of the American Hockey League, tallying 11 goals and seven assists. He also had 83 penalty minutes.

The 6-foot-3, 234-pound forward has skated in 33 career NHL games with the Lightning over the past two seasons, registering two goals and five points to go along with 45 penalty minutes.

Labrie has played in 350 career AHL games with the Manitoba Moose, Peoria Rivermen, Norfolk Admirals and Syracuse Crunch, recording 50 goals and 119 points to go along with 610 penalty minutes. He also won the Calder Cup with the Admirals in 2012.

An undrafted forward, Labrie was originally signed by the Vancouver Canucks on July 9, 2007. He was originally signed by the Lightning as a free agent on December 29, 2011.

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