Lightning sign F Pyatt to a one-year contract Staff

7/6/2011 2:25:41 PM

The Tampa Bay Lightning signed centre Tom Pyatt to a one-year, two-way contract. 

Pyatt played in 61 games with the Montreal Canadiens last season, recording two goals and seven points with 65 shots on goal. He played in 101 career NHL games with the Canadiens during the past two seasons and has recorded four goals and 12 points in his career with 19 penalty minutes. He's also played in 25 Stanley Cup Playoff games with two goals and four points.

Pyatt was drafted by the New York Rangers in the fourth round, 107th overall, of the 2005 NHL Entry Draft.  He was acquired by Montreal, along with Scott Gomez and Michael Busto, on June 30, 2009 in exchange for Chris Higgins, Doug Janik, Ryan McDonagh and Pavel Valentenko.