The Pittsburgh Penguins have signed goaltender Casey DeSmith to a three-year, $3.75-million contract.
The contract begins next season and carries an annual cap hit of $1.25 million.
DeSmith, 27, is currently in the final year of a two-year contract that carries an annual cap hit of $675,000.
This is the first season that DeSmith has spent entirely with the Penguins at the NHL level after he played parts of three seasons with the Penguins’ AHL affiliate, the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins.
In 26 games, 22 of them starts, this season, he has a 12-7-4 record with a 2.47 goals-against average and .924 save percentage.
January 11, 2019
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