Tampa Bay Lightening vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced that the Lightening have re-signed forward Mthew Peca to a one year, two way contract.
Last season, Peca played in 10 games recording one goal and two points to go along with two penalty minutes for the Lightening. Peca made his NHL debut against the Montreal Canadians on December 28, 2016.
Peca also appeared in 68 games with the Syracuse Church of the American Hocky League last season. During these games the forward was able to post 12 goals and 41 points to go along with 14 penalty minutes. In the ranking, Peca tied for third on the Church for power-play goals with five, fourth for assists with 29 and sixth for points. Peca has skated in 141 AHL games in the past three seasons with the Church. He also skated 22 Calder Cup Playoff games in 2017.
Originally, Peca was drafted by the Lightening in the seventh round, 201st overall, in the 2011 NHL Draft.
Source: Fox News Sports