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B's Add Sixth Olympian

by Staff Writer / Boston Bruins
BOSTON, MA – Boston Bruins General Manager Peter Chiarelli announced today that the club has signed forward Miroslav Satan to a one-year contract. Per club policy, financial terms of the deal will not be disclosed.

The 35-year old Satan is a veteran of 1012 NHL games and has potted 354 goals with 367 assists in his NHL career. Satan won the Stanley Cup last year as a member of the Pittsburgh Penguins and registered 1-5=6 totals in 17 postseason games to go along with 17-19=36 totals in 65 regular season games for the Pens. In his 13 NHL seasons, Satan has hit for 20-plus goals 10 times, including a career high 40 in 1998-99. His best season statistically came in 2002-03 when he tallied 75 points on 26 goals and a career best 49 assists.

Boston will be the fifth club Satan has suited up for, having played for the Oilers, Sabres, Islanders and Penguins. He was originally drafted by the Oilers in the fifth round (111th overall) of the 1993 NHL Entry Draft.

The native of Topolcany, Slovakia will play alongside Bruins captain Zdeno Chara for Team Slovakia at the upcoming 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver.
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