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Pittsburgh Penguins sign Danton Heinen to a One-Year Contract

The Pittsburgh Penguins have signed Danton Heinen to a One-Year Contract.

The one-way contract runs through the 2021-22 season and carries an average annual value of $1.1 million.

Heinen, 26, spent the 2020-21 campaign with the Anaheim Ducks, suiting up for 43 games and notching seven goals, seven assists, 14 points and one game-winning goal. His seven goals were tied for fifth-most on the Ducks.

The 6-foot-1, 188-pound Heinen has played parts of five seasons in the NHL split between the Boston Bruins and Anaheim Ducks. In 272 career games, Heinen has recorded 44 goals, 77 assists, 121 points and is plus-9. His best season came in 2017-18 when he finished fifth on Boston with a career-high 47 points (16G-31A) in 77 games.

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