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Lightning sign Philippe Myers to one-year extension

The defenseman was acquired, along with forward Grant Mismash, from the Predators in exchange for defenseman Ryan McDonagh in July.
Philippe Myers played in 27 games for Nashville this past season, accumulating a goal, four points and a plus-five rating.
Philippe Myers played in 27 games for Nashville this past season, accumulating a goal, four points and a plus-five rating. [ MARK HUMPHREY | AP ]
Published Aug. 26|Updated Aug. 26

The Lightning have signed defenseman Philippe Myers to a one-year contract extension worth $1.4 million, vice president and general manager Julien BriseBois announced Friday in a news release.

Myers, 25, was acquired, along with forward Grant Mismash, from the Predators in exchange for defenseman Ryan McDonagh in July.

Myers, a 6-foot-5 right-shot defenseman, played in 27 games for Nashville this past season, accumulating a goal, four points and a plus-five rating. He has seven goals, 33 points and 66 penalty minutes played in 142 career NHL games.

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