TAMPA, Fla. – Tampa Bay Lightning goalie Cedrick Desjardins and defenseman Matt Taormina were re-signed to one-year, two-way contracts, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced Wednesday.
Desjardins, 27, played three games with the Lightning last season, earning a 0-3-0 record with a 3.00 goals-against average and a .890 save percentage. He has appeared in five career NHL games, all with the Lightning, during the 2010-11 and 2012-13 seasons, and he has earned a 2-3-0 record with a 2.14 goals-against average and .926 save percentage. He was acquired Feb. 14, 2013, from the Montreal Canadiens.
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Meanwhile, Taormina, 26, played two games with Tampa Bay last season and went scoreless. He played a combined 47 games for the New Jersey Devils during the 2010-11 and 2011-12 seasons. The Lightning signed him as a free agent July 6, 2012.