Lightning sign Maroon to 1-year deal worth $900k
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The Tampa Bay Lightning have inked forward Pat Maroon to a one-year contract worth $900,000, the team announced on Saturday.

"We're very pleased to add Pat to our organization today," said Lightning general manager Julien BriseBois. "He brings size (6-foot-3, 225 lbs) and physicality to our group as well as significant playoff experience. We expect Pat to be a great addition to the roster."

Maroon signed a one-year deal with his hometown St. Louis Blues ahead of the 2018-19 season, and he played an important role while helping the club capture its first-ever Stanley Cup.

The 31-year-old recorded 10 goals and 28 points over 74 regular-season contests while also leading the team in hits with 135. He then added three goals - including the game-winner in double overtime of Game 7 against the Dallas Stars in the second round - and seven points in 26 playoff games.

Maroon joins defensemen Luke Schenn and Kevin Shattenkirk, along with goaltender Curtis McElhinney, as the Lightning's offseason additions.

Tampa Bay has $8.47 million in projected cap space with restricted free-agent forward Brayden Point the only player in need of a new deal, according to CapFriendly.

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