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Predators sign defenseman Moore

The Nashville Predators, parent club of the AHL’s Milwaukee Admirals, announced today that the club has signed free agent defenseman Mike Moore to a one-year, two-way contract worth $550,000 at the NHL level and $105,000 at the AHL level.

Moore, 27, has spent that past four seasons in the San Jose organization, posting 20 points (4g, 16a) and 85 penalty minutes in 62 games with its AHL affiliate, the Worcester Sharks, in 2011-12.

In 254 career AHL games, the Calgary, Alta., native has 72 points (14g, 58a) and 365 penalty minutes. The former captain of both Worcester (2010-11) and Princeton University during his senior season (2007-08) has also appeared in six NHL games with the Sharks in 2010-11, notching a goal and seven penalty minutes.