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Alex Tanguay signs one-year deal with Tampa Bay Lightning

TAMPA, Fla. - Free agent left wing Alex Tanguay has signed a one-year contract with the Tampa Bay Lightning.

Terms of the deal were not announced.

The veteran of 659 NHL games with Colorado, Calgary and Montreal finalized the deal after passing a physical Tuesday. He had 16 goals and 41 points in 50 games for the Canadiens last season.

Tanguay has 193 goals and 580 points in nine seasons. He was Colorado's first-round draft in 1998 and was an all-star with the Avalanche during the 2003-04 season.

The 29-year-old has played in 98 career playoff games. He scored two goals, including the game-winner, in Game 7 of Colorado's victory over New Jersey in the 2001 Stanley Cup Finals.

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