Penguins sign forward Daniel Carcillo to tryout contract

Fitzgerald Cecilio – 4E Sports Reporter

Pittsburgh, PA, United States (4E Sports) – The Pittsburgh Penguins have given forward Daniel Carcillo another chance to continue his NHL career, signing him to a professional tryout contract.

A third-round pick by the Penguins in 2003, the 29-year-old Carcillo played two seasons (2005-07) with the Penguins’ AHL affiliate, Wilkes-Barre/Scranton, and had 54 points (32 goals, 22 assists) and 494 penalty minutes in 103 games.

Carcillo has played nine NHL seasons, beginning with the Phoenix Coyotes in 2006-07. He also has played for the Philadelphia Flyers, Chicago Blackhawks, Los Angeles Kings and New York Rangers.

Lasr season, he had four goals and one assist with 100 penalty minutes in 57 games. He had two goals in eight Stanley Cup Playoff games, helping the Rangers advance to the Stanley Cup Final, where they lost to the Kings in five games.

Carcillo helped Chicago win the Stanley Cup in 2013. He has played in three of the past five Stanley Cup Finals; 2014 with the Rangers, 2013 with Chicago and 2010 with Philadelphia.

Carcillo has played in 390 regular-season games and has 44 goals, 48 assists, 92 points and 1,179 penalty minutes. He has seven goals, seven assists and 97 penalty minutes in 45 playoff games.

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