Pittsburgh, PA (Sports Network) - The Pittsburgh Penguins signed defenseman
Mark Eaton to a one-year deal worth $725,000 on Monday.
Eaton signed to a professional tryout contract by the club earlier in the
month, and he totaled one assist in six games for Wilkes-Barre/Scranton in
the American Hockey League before being released on Wednesday.
The 35-year-old posted one goal and four points with a minus-17 rating in 62
games for the Islanders last season.
Eaton was part of Pittsburgh's back-to-back Stanley Cup Finals clubs in 2008
and '09, helping the Pens win in the latter season. He has totaled 24 goals
and 85 points in 627 games for the Flyers, Predators, Penguins and Islanders
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