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Islanders add Bouchard

Uniondale, NY (Sports Network) - The New York Islanders added Pierre-Marc Bouchard in the opening hours of free agency, signing the forward to a one- year contract.

The 29-year-old Bouchard had spent his entire career with the Minnesota Wild, who took the Quebec native with the eighth overall pick in the 2002 draft.

Last season, the 5-foot-10 Bouchard registered eight goals and 12 assists in 43 games.

Plagued by concussion issues earlier in his career, Bouchard has racked up 106 goals and 241 assists in 565 games.

07/05 14:06:45 ET