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Penguins sign defenseman Mikkelson

Jul 19, 2013, 8:26 PM EDT

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Brendan Mikkelson has signed with the Pittsburgh Penguins, the club announced on Friday.

The 26-year-old Mikkelson was on the unrestricted free agent market, according to Capgeek.com.

As per the Penguins, Mikkelson signed a one-year, two-way contract, worth $550,000 at the National Hockey League level.

This past season, Mikkelson played four games for the Tampa Bay Lightning, but spent most of his time following the conclusion of the lockout in the American Hockey League with the Syracuse Crunch.

Mikkelson was part of that Crunch team that made it to the 2013 Calder Cup final.

In his four appearances with Tampa Bay in 2013, Mikkelson had one assist.

  1. jacketsfan7 - Jul 19, 2013 at 10:52 PM

    Good depth d-man

    • ctcork - Jul 19, 2013 at 11:30 PM

      Something we have plenty of to spare in Tampa. Oh wait…

  2. ansleyiu - Jul 20, 2013 at 4:34 AM

    I must give my thanks to Ashley, who posted here last week comment about system she uses to earn onlinâ„®… I’ve got my FIRST check total of $550, pretty cool. I am so exicted, this is the first time I actually earned something. I am going to work even harder new and I can’t wait for next week payment.GO to home tab for more detail .. SEE MORE

    • Florio's Lawyer - Jul 20, 2013 at 11:21 AM

      ..as an online hooker no doubt…

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