TAMPA, Fla. — The Tampa Bay Lightning have signed free agent Luke Schenn, 29, to a one-year contract valued at $700,000.

Vice President and General Manager Julien BriseBois announced the 6-foot-2, 221-pound defenseman would be joining the team.

Last season, Schenn skated in 26 games with the Anaheim Ducks and Vancouver Canucks, recording two assists. 

The Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, native has played in 734 career NHL games with the Toronto Maple Leafs, Philadelphia Flyers, Los Angeles Kings, Arizona Coyotes, Ducks and Canucks. In those games, he recorded 30 goals, 145 points and 545 penalty minutes.

He was the fifth-overall draft pick by Toronto in the first round of the 2008 NHL Draft.

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