The Tampa Bay Lightning signed defenceman Matt Corrente to a one-year, two-way contract on Tuesday. According to Capgeek.com, the contract is worth $550,000 at the NHL level.
Corrente was property of the Carolina Hurricanes last season and spent the year with the AHL Charlotte Checkers. In 72 games there he had two goals and nine assists with 136 penalty minutes.
Originally a first-round pick (30th overall) of the New Jersey Devils in the 2006 Draft, Corrente has skated in 34 NHL games and has six assists.