Detroit Red Wings sign veteran blue-liner Brian Rafalski

The 33-year-old Rafalski had a career-high 55 points (5-47) in 82 games with the New Jersey Devils last season, the only NHL club he’s ever played for.

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The Wings lost free-agent defenceman Mathieu Schneider to Anaheim earlier Sunday but quickly replaced him.