Tampa Bay Lightning winger Steve Downie celebrates after scoring a goal against the Washington Capitals during the first period of an NHL hockey game, March 4, 2010, in Washington. The Tampa Bay Lightning have re-signed 20-goal scorer Steve Downie to a two-year contract. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP - Haraz N. Ghanbari
TAMPA, Fla. - The Tampa Bay Lightning have re-signed 20-goal scorer Steve Downie to a two-year contract.
The NHL team announced the deal Wednesday.
Downie appeared in 79 games last season, finishing with 22 goals and 46 points. The 23-year-old right wing set career highs for games played, goals, assists, points and penalty minutes.
The Lightning also announced the signing of free agent defenceman Randy Jones. He played in 48 games for the Los Angeles Kings last season.