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Brassard signs with New York Islanders

Carolina Hurricanes v Florida Panthers Photo by Joel Auerbach/Getty Images

The New York Islanders have agreed to terms with unrestricted free agent Derick Brassard on a one-year contract worth $1.2 million. The 31-year-old forward played ten games with the Florida Panthers last season and put up a goal and three assists in his short time here after he was acquired from the Pittsburgh Penguins on February 1. His only goal with the Cats came a week later in a 5-4 overtime win over the Washington Capitals.

Brassard produced 14 goals and nine assists in 70 total games last season while with the three teams mentioned above. He also had an assist in nine playoff games with the Avalanche.

Good luck on the Island, DB!

Hockey Headlines

The Ottawa Senators announced Wednesday that it had signed 22-year-old center Colin White to a six-year, $28.5 million contract. (Silver Seven)

The Minnesota Wild have hired Bill Guerin, who won two Stanley Cups as a player and two more titles in the front office with the Pittsburgh Penguins, as their new general manager. (Hockey Wilderness)

Minnesota also re-signed forward Joel Eriksson Ek to a two-year deal worth $2.975 million. Ek scored seven goals and seven assists in 58 games for the Wild last season. (Hockey Wilderness)

The Carolina Hurricanes have a new white road sweater for the upcoming season. The Canes now have four distinct looks in its closet. (Canes Country)

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