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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.

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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.