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Penguins re-sign Filewich, Taffe and Bissonnette

| Monday, July 21, 2008

The Penguins have re-signed three of their players today.

Forward Jonathan Filewich signed a two-year contract and forward Jeff Taffe and defenseman Paul Bissonnette to one-year deals.

Filewich, 23, made his NHL debut with the Penguins in January and played five games with the team. He had 31 points (10 goals, 21 assists) in 71 games with Wilkes-Barre/Scranton of the AHL.

Taffe, 27, scored 12 points (five goals, seven assists) in 45 games for the Penguins last year. He also spent 27 games with Wilkes-Barre/Scranton and was the team's leading scorer prior to his recall to the Penguins.

Bissonette, 23, had eight points (three goals, five assists) and 145 penalty minutes in 46 games with Wilkes-Barre Scranton. He also spent 22 games with the Wheeling Nailers of the ECHL.

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