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Free-agent defenseman Eaton signs with Penguins

PITTSBURGH -- Defenseman Mark Eaton signed a two-year
contract with the Pittsburgh Penguins after playing last season
with the Nashville Predators.

Eaton, a 29-year-old free agent, had four points in 69 games
last season but led the team with 170 blocked shots.

He will join Ray Shero, who was assistant general manager at
Nashville for eight seasons before being hired last month as the
Penguins' general manager.

Eaton has played in 313 games in parts of six seasons with
Nashville and Philadelphia.