Undersized, injury-prone vet who was an alternate captain and a fan favorite in Nashville. Shero knows the Preds well from his time there as assistant G.M.

Penguins sign forward Steve Sullivan

PITTSBURGH (AP) - The Penguins on Friday signed free-agent forward Steve Sullivan to a one-year contract, worth $1.5 million.

Sullivan, 36, is a 15-year veteran who had 10 goals and 22 points for Nashville last season. He spent six seasons with the Predators, and has 682 career points.

Sullivan, a 5-foot-8, 161-pound left wing, was drafted in the ninth round by the New Jersey Devils in 1994. He scored a career high 34 goals in 2000-01 with the Chicago Blackhawks.

Also Friday, the Penguins re-signed forward Tyler Kennedy, 24, to a two-year contract worth $4 million.