Penguins Sign Jeff Taffe And John Curry
The Pittsburgh Penguins have signed center Jeff Taffe and goaltender John Curry to two-year contracts, it was announced Friday by Assistant General Manager
Taffe, 26, played 17 games with the Phoenix Coyotes during the 2006-07 season and registered six points (4 goals, 2 assists). He made his NHL debut with
The 6-3, 207-pound native of
Taffe has played a total of 168 games in the American Hockey League (AHL), scoring 118 points (53 goals, 64 assists). During his first AHL season in 2002-03, he tallied 49 points (23 goals, 26 assists) in 57 games with the Springfield Falcons. He led the club in scoring and was named to the 2003 AHL All-Star Game. Taffe was originally selected by the St. Louis Blues in the first round (30th overall) in the 2000 NHL Entry Draft.
Curry, 23, played 36 games in net for
The 5-11, 185-pound native of
Curry played in 107 career games with the Boston Terriers recording 2,606 saves and 13 shutouts. He finished his NCAA career with a save percentage of .923 and a goals-against average of 2.07.