Penguins re-sign Simon Despres

The Penguins have re-signed defenseman Simon Despres to a two-year, $1.8 million contract.

Despres had been a restricted free agent.

A first-round draft pick in 2009, Despres, 22, has three goals and 16 points in 85 NHL games.

Shelly Anderson:, 412-263-1721 and Twitter @pgshelly.

First Published July 18, 2014 12:00 AM

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