The Detroit Red Wings have signed center Chase Pearson to a one-year contract.
Pearson, 23, was drafted by Detroit in 2015, 140th overall in the 5th round. He played three seasons at the University of Maine, then joined Detroit’s AHL squad the Grand Rapids Griffins.
Pearson scored 22 points in 28 games played this past season with the Griffins. He became a restricted free agent at the end of the season.
Red Wings free agency moves:
Pre-free agency moves:
- July 26: Gustav Lindstrom signs two-year deal
- July 25: Marc Staal signs for another season