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New York Islanders sign Doug Weight to one-year contract extension @NHL

UNIONDALE, N.Y. - The New York Islanders signed veteran forward Doug Weight to a one-year contract extension Tuesday.

In his first season with the Islanders, the 39-year-old Weight has recorded nine goals and 26 assists despite missing 29 games due to injury.

"Long Island has been a wonderful place for me and my family," Weight said in a release. "It was an easy decision to come back for another season."

In 1,180 career games, Weight has 274 goals and 730 assists.

The two-time Olympian, is one four American-born players to have recorded at least 200 career goals and 700 assists.

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