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Penguins sign Nedeljkovic to 2-year, $5M deal

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The Pittsburgh Penguins signed goaltender Alex Nedeljkovic to a two-year contract worth $2.5 million per season, the team announced Thursday.

Before the deal, Nedeljkovic was eligible to hit the open market as an unrestricted free agent on July 1.

The 28-year-old joined the Penguins last summer on a one-year pact. He made 33 starts this past season, posting a .902 save percentage and 2.97 goals against average.

Nedeljkovic was a second-round pick of the Carolina Hurricanes in 2014. He spent four years in the organization before a two-year stint with the Detroit Red Wings. He has a lifetime .906 clip in 141 NHL appearances.

The Penguins project to have approximately $10.74 million in cap space after signing Nedeljkovic, per CapFriendly.

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