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Antti Miettinen Signs With Lightning

TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have agreed to terms with free agent forward Antti Miettinen to a two-year, one-way contract today, Vice President and General Manager Steve Yzerman announced.

Miettinen, 6-foot-0, 190 pounds, appeared in 20 games with Ak-Bars Kazan of Russia’s Kontinental Hockey League this season, recording two goals and eight points. He last appeared in an NHL game as a member of the Minnesota Wild during the 2010-11 season when he registered 16 goals and 35 points in 73 games played. He also tied for the team lead that year in power-play goals with eight and game-winning goals with four.

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SYF's avatar

Miettinen, 6-foot-0, 190 pounds, appeared in 20 games with Ak-Bars Kazan of Russia’s Kontinental Hockey League this season, recording two goals and eight points.

Re-entry waiver rules don’t apply?

Posted by SYF from The Revenge of Johnny E on 12/12/11 at 04:32 PM ET

Paul's avatar

SYF, they also put him on waivers today, so he has to clear first.

Posted by Paul from Motown Area on 12/12/11 at 04:36 PM ET

SYF's avatar

Thanks, Paul.  I was looking for that and found it odd that that wasn’t mentioned.

Posted by SYF from The Revenge of Johnny E on 12/12/11 at 04:45 PM ET

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