The Pittsburgh Penguins have signed forward Adam Henrich and defenseman T.J. Kemp to one-year contracts, it was announced Tuesday by Assistant General Manager Chuck Fletcher.
Henrich, 24, scored 51 points (24 goals, 27 assists) last season between the Norfolk Admirals of the American Hockey League (AHL) and the Wheeling Nailers of the ECHL. Henrich also posted 122 penalty minutes between the two clubs.
The 6-4, 225-pound forward has appeared in 145 career games in the AHL, registering 69 points (27 goals, 42 assists) along with 230 penalty minutes. Henrich, a native of Thornhill, Ontario was originally selected by the Tampa Bay Lightning in the second round (60th overall) in the 2002 NHL Entry Draft.
Kemp appeared in 73 games for the Springfield Falcons (AHL), notching 46 points (eight goals, 38 assists). The 5-11, 197-pound defenseman also tallied 44 penalty minutes.
The native of Pickering, Ontario has played in 152 career games in the AHL, scoring 84 points (13 goals, 71 assists) along with 104 penalty minutes. Kemp appeared in 14 games during the 2007 Calder Cup Playoffs, notching seven points (two goals, five assists) and 12 penalty minutes in 14 games. He also was a member of the Canadian AHL All-Stars during the 2007 AHL All-Star Game.