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Penguins part ways with veteran defenseman Sergei Gonchar
Sun, 04 Oct 2015 14:15:25 +0000
Pittsburgh, PA, United States (4E Sports) - Veteran defenseman Sergei Gonchar , who was signed to a tryout contract August, was released by the Pittsburgh Penguins Saturday.
Gonchar was drafted by the Washington Capitals in 1992 ( 14th overall) and along with playing for the team, also had stints with the Boston Bruins, Ottawa Senators, Dallas Stars and Montreal Canadiens .
The 41-year-old spent 20 years in the NHL scoring 811 points (220 goals, 591 assists) in 1301 regular season games.
In 2009, Gonchar was a part of the Penguins team that won the Stanley Cup.