The Stanley Cup Champion Pittsburgh Penguins
have agreed to terms with right wing Bill Guerin
on a one-year contract, it was announced tonight by Executive Vice President and General Manager Ray Shero
Guerin, 38, was scheduled to become an unrestricted free agent on July 1.
A veteran of 17 NHL seasons, Guerin played a major role in the Penguins’ Stanley Cup run, contributing seven goals and 15 points in 24 playoff games and providing exceptional leadership on and off the ice.
The 6-2, 220-pound native of Worcester, MA was acquired from the New York Islanders
at the March 4 trading deadline in exchange for a third-round draft pick and immediately was installed as the right wing on Sidney Crosby
’s line. He recorded five goals and 12 points in 17 regular season games with the Penguins.
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