Apparently new Pittsburgh Penguins president Kyle Dubas was given an open checkbook, and he used it to the tune of more than $68 million on Saturday
The Penguins announced six signings, including defenseman Ryan Graves and the re-signing of goalie Tristan Jarry
The Penguins signed
–Graves to a six-year deal worth $27 million
–Re-signed Jarry to a five-year deal worth $26.875 million
–Noel Acciari to a three-year deal worth $6 million
–Lars Eller to a two-year deal worth $4.9 million
–Matt Nieto to a two-year deal worth $1.8 million
–Alex Nedeljkovic to a one-year deal worth $1.5 million
The moves came after the team acquired Reilly Smith in a trade with Vegas last week.
Graves, 28, spent the past two seasons in New Jersey. He has 100 points (28 goals, 72 assists) in five seasons with the Colorado Avalanche (2018-21) and Devils.
Jarry, 28, was in the final year of his contract. He is 117-60-20 in seven seasons with the Penguins. He sports a career 2.65 goals-against-average and .914 save percentage in 206 career games (198 starts)
Acciari, 31, comes to Pittsburgh after spending last season with Toronto and St. Louis. He has 100 points (59 goals, 41 assists) in 384 games with four teams, including the Boston Bruins (2015-19). He has a career 50.1 faceoff percentage.
Eller, 34, spent last season in Colorado. He has 371 points (163 goals, 208 assists) in 14 seasons with four teams, including the Washington Capitals (2016-23). He carries a 50 percent faceoff percentage in 954 career games.
Nieto, 30, spent last season with Colorado and San Jose, his second career stint with the Sharks. The winger has 199 points (85 goals, 114 assists) in 10 seasons with the Sharks (2013-17; 2020-23) and Avs (2016-20, 2023).
Nedeljkovic, 27, spent the past two seasons in Detroit. He has a career 2.96 GAA and .907 save percentage in 103 career games (92 starts) with Carolina (2016-21) and the Red Wings. He is 92-42-38 as a starter.
–Field Level Media
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