posted on Jul, 13 2004 @ 06:22 PM
Pittsburgh, PA (Sports Network) - The Pittsburgh Penguins agreed to terms on a multi-year contract Tuesday with defenseman Ric Jackman.
The 26-year-old Jackman tallied seven goals and 17 assists in 25 games for Pittsburgh last season after being acquired from Toronto on February 11 in
exchange for Drake Berehowsky. In 29 contests for the Maple Leafs in 2003-04, he had two goals and four assists.
"Ric is an important part of our team and was instrumental in our late-season success, especially on the power play," said general manager Craig
Patrick. "We're extremely pleased to have him under contract as we move forward."
The 6-2 Jackman has also enjoyed stints with Dallas and Boston during his five-year NHL career. In 136 games, he has collected 10 goals and 25