The Pittsburgh Penguins, parent club of the AHL’s Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins, have signed forward Jason Williams to a one-year contract, it was announced today by Pittsburgh executive vice president and general manager Ray Shero.
Williams’ contract is a two-way deal worth $600,000 at the NHL level.
Williams, 30, has played 447 games in the NHL with Dallas, Detroit, Columbus, Atlanta and Chicago, totaling 93 goals and 132 assists for 235 points. He won the Stanley Cup with the Red Wings in 2002, the same season he participated in the AHL All-Star Classic representing Cincinnati.
Last season, Williams appeared in 17 AHL games with the Connecticut Whale, recording four goals and five assists, before signing with Dallas. In 190 career AHL games with Connecticut, Cincinnati and Grand Rapids, Williams has tallied 74 goals and 99 assists for 173 points.