Penguins 2012 Free Agency minor signings thread (mostly two-way AHL contracts)
Penguins Re-Sign Forward Steve MacIntyre
Sunday, 07.01.2012 / 1:55 PM / News
The Pittsburgh Penguins have re-signed forward Steve MacIntyre to a two-year contract, it was announced by executive vice president and general manager Ray Shero.
MacIntyre’s contract is a two-way deal worth $625,000 at the NHL level, and it runs through the 2013-14 season.
MacIntyre, 31, recently completed his first season with the Pittsburgh organization, splitting the year between the Penguins and Wilkes-Barre/Scranton of the American Hockey League (AHL). MacIntyre appeared in 12 NHL games, going scoreless.
The 6-foot-5, 250-pound MacIntyre also played in 24 games with Wilkes-Barre/Scranton, scoring one goal.
A native of Brock, Saskatchewan, MacIntyre has played in 90 career NHL games with the Edmonton Oilers, Florida Panthers and Penguins, tallying two goals, two assists and four points. MacIntyre originally signed with the Penguins as an unrestricted free agent on July 12, 2011.
MacIntyre, who was originally signed as an undrafted free agent by the New York Rangers in 2003, played four seasons of junior hockey in the Western Hockey League (WHL) for Saskatoon, Red Deer, Prince Albert and Medicine Hat from 1998-01.
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