The Detroit Red Wings have signed Eric Tangradi to a one-year deal. The left wing played in just seven games for the Montreal Canadiens last season. The Red Wings officially announced the signing Wednesday via the team’s official website.
Tangradi, who was a second-round pick by the Anaheim Ducks in the 2007 NHL Entry Draft, has played a total of 143 games in his NHL career, which has included stints with the Pittsburgh Penguins from 2009-2013, Winnipeg Jets from 2012 to 2014, and Canadiens in the 2014-2015 season.
Tangradi has accumulated 15 points (5 goals and 10 assists) in his career, and played a career-high 55 games for the Jets in the 2013-2014 season. Tangradi also was a member of the U.S. national hockey team at the 2009 World Junior Hockey Championships.