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Penguins Sign Defenseman David Warsofsky @NHLdotcom

The Pittsburgh Penguins have signed defenseman David Warsofsky to a one-year contract, it was announced today by executive vice president and general manager Jim Rutherford.

The deal is a two-way contract that carries an average annual value of $600,000 at the NHL level.

Warsofsky, 25, has played 230 games for the Providence Bruins of the American Hockey League (AHL) since the 2010-11 season, scoring 18 goals and adding 77 assists for 95 points and a plus-seven. The blueliner paced all Providence defensemen in assists (26) and points (32) in the 2013-14 regular season. He led Providence defensemen in goals (2), assists (7) and points (9) in 12 playoff games.

A 5-foot-9, 170-pound defenseman, Warsofsky played four games with Boston in 2014-15, registering one assist and a plus-one. He averaged 18:06 of ice time in those four games. Warsofsky made his NHL debut in 2013-14 with Boston, playing six games. The left-shooting defenseman has one goal and two assists in 10 career NHL games.

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