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Penguins sign free agent Asham to one-year deal

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TSN.ca Staff
8/20/2010 7:09:43 PM
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The Pittsburgh Penguins signed forward Arron Asham to a one-year contract worth $700,000 on Friday.

Asham played with the Philadelphia Flyers the past two seasons and posted 24 points and 126 penalty minutes in 72 games in 2009-10. Asham chipped in a career-high four goals and seven points in 23 contests in the playoffs to help Philadelphia win the Eastern Conference title and earn a berth in the Stanley Cup Final for the first time since 1997.

Asham, who was originally drafted by Montreal in the third round of the 1996 NHL Entry Draft, is a 10-year NHL veteran who has played for Montreal, NY Islanders, New Jersey and Philadelphia.

The physical forward has played in 648 games in his career, totaling 82 goals, 97 assists, 179 points and 818 penalty minutes. Asham has appeared in 52 playoff games and tallied 13 points in his career.

Arron Asham and David Clarkson (Photo: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

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(Photo: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
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