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Penguins Sign Justin Schultz For Another Year

07/13/2016 at 11:03am EDT

from the Pittsburgh Penguins,

The Pittsburgh Penguins have re-signed defenseman Justin Schultz to a one-year contract, it was announced today by executive vice president and general manager Jim Rutherford.

The deal has an average annual value of $1.4 million.

Schultz, 26, was a key member of Pittsburgh’s defensive core during its 2016 Stanley Cup championship run, contributing four assists and a plus-1 in 15 playoff appearances. He helped set up Brian Dumoulin’s opening goal in the Penguins’ Cup-clinching victory in Game 6.

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