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Lightning sign Pouliot

Tampa, FL (Sports Network) - The Tampa Bay Lightning have signed forward Benoit Pouliot to a one-year, one-way contract.

The Lightning acquired Pouliot from the Boston Bruins in exchange for forward Michel Ouellet and their fifth-round selection in this year's draft on June 23.

Pouliot recorded 16 goals and 16 assists in 74 games for Boston last season, his first with the franchise.

Over 257 NHL games in six seasons with the Wild, Canadiens and Bruins, the 25- year-old Ontario native has collected 53 goals and 104 points.

07/01 13:10:23 ET

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