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Pittsburgh Penguins sign forward Michael Chaput to one-year deal

Dec 29, 2018; Tampa, FL, USA; Montreal Canadiens center Michael Chaput (43) during the third period at Amalie Arena. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports
Dec 29, 2018; Tampa, FL, USA; Montreal Canadiens center Michael Chaput (43) during the third period at Amalie Arena. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

The Pittsburgh Penguins signed forward Michael Chaput to a one-year, two-way contract Thursday.

The deal for the 29-year-old veteran is worth $750,000 at the NHL level.

Chaput did not score in 13 games with the Arizona Coyotes in 2020-21.

A third-round draft pick by the Philadelphia Flyers in 2010, he has 22 points (six goals, 16 assists) and 88 penalty minutes in 182 games with the Columbus Blue Jackets (2013-16), Vancouver Canucks (2016-18), Montreal Canadiens (2018-19) and Coyotes.

–Field Level Media