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Lightning sign forward Brenden Morrow to one-year deal

St. Louis Blues left wing Brenden Morrow continues to compete for the puck from his knees

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The Tampa Bay Lightning have signed free agent forwards Brenden Morrow and Philippe Paradis to a pair of one-year contracts.

Financial terms were not released. Morrow earned $1.5-million last season while Paradis earned $67,600 last season in the American Hockey League.

Morrow spent last season with the St. Louis Blues, notching 13 goals and 25 points in 71 games. The 35-year-old native of Carlyle, Sask., is a seven-time 20-goal scorer and has reached the 30-goal plateau on two previous occasions. He played the first 12 seasons of his career in Dallas and served as their captain from 2006 until he was traded to Pittsburgh during the 2012-13 season.

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Paradis played in 56 games with the Syracuse Crunch of the AHL last season, recording six goals and 15 points. He has also spent time with the Toronto Marlies and Rockford Ice Hogs.

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