Not Done Yet: Pittsburgh Penguins Sign Mike Comrie

September 3rd, 2010 by Laura Falcon Leave a reply »
For the second time this offseason, the Pittsburgh Penguins made a signing when signings seemed no longer imminent.

The first signing was former Philadelphia Flyer and Atlantic Division junkie Arron Asham who signed for one year and $700,000. The second signing that occurred late this morning was former Edmonton Oiler Mike Comrie.

That's right, Pens fans, Lizzie McGuire is coming to the city of Pittsburgh.

Comrie signed a one-year deal with the Pens worth $500,000 .

This is a massive pay cut from his most recent contract with Edmonton, a one-year contract worth $1.125 million.

Was Comrie desperate to get a team when he realized a signing might not happen? Or maybe does he have a feeling the Pens could have a good season?

Who knows, maybe both.

Anyone who is scratching their head about the signing, take a look at the price tag and length of the contact that should silence any concerns...for the moment, that is.

The Pens have been looking for some cheap depth to their wings, a position that many analysts accused the Pens of being far too weak. Despite Comrie being a center, his position t ...

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