National Hockey League

Bolts retain D Barberio with 1-year deal

Tampa, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - The Tampa Bay Lightning re-signed pending restricted free agent defenseman Mark Barberio to a one-year contract on Friday.

No financial terms of the deal were disclosed.

The 24-year-old blueliner participated in 49 games for Tampa last season, totaling five goals and five assists. He did not record a point in two appearances in the Lightning's first-round loss to Montreal.

Tampa's sixth-round pick in the 2008 draft, Barberio has logged 51 games of NHL experience over the last two campaigns.

06/27 21:56:48 ET

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