Red Wings sign Steve Ott to one-year deal

Gene Principe catches up with Steve Ott to get his reaction to defeating the Dallas Stars in Game 7.

The Detroit Red Wings signed Steve Ott to a one-year deal on the first day of NHL free agency.

The deal is reportedly worth $800,000.

The 33-year-old UFA centreman spent the last two and a half seasons with the St. Louis Blues, though his 2015-16 campaign was cut short due to injury.

Ott, who will add depth at the forward position in Detroit, has 106 goals and 281 points in 795 career regular season games.

July 1, 2016

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Steve Ott
Centre
AGE: 38

SIGNED BY
Detroit Red Wings
LENGTH
1 yr
CONTRACT TYPE
Free Agency
SALARY CAP HIT
$800,000
TOTAL
$800,000

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