The Pittsburgh Penguins have re-signed forward Pascal Dupuis
to a three-year contract, it was announced Tuesday by Executive Vice President and General Manager Ray Shero
Dupuis, 29, was acquired by the Penguins along with Marian Hossa on Feb. 27 in a trade with the Atlanta Thrashers. He posted 12 points (two goals, 10 assists) in 16 regular season games with the Penguins. In his first game with the team on Feb. 28, Dupuis scored his first goal in a Penguins uniform. He has scored a goal in the first game for each of the four NHL clubs in which he has played (Minnesota, New York Rangers, Atlanta, Pittsburgh).
Dupuis match a career-high by registering a five-game point streak (one goal, eight assists) from March 12th to March 22nd. He also posted seven points (two goals, five assists) playing all 20 playoff games for the Penguins as they advanced to the Stanley Cup Final.
Dupuis has played seven seasons in the NHL after making his debut on April 2, 2001, as an undrafted free agent for the Minnesota Wild. He has played 435 career games and has scored 174 points (83 goals, 91 assists).