Center Chase Pearson stays with Red Wings

Chicago Blackhawks goaltender Kevin Lankinen (34) stops a Detroit Red Wings' Chase Pearson shot in the second period of a preseason NHL hockey game, Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2019, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
Chicago Blackhawks goaltender Kevin Lankinen (34) stops a Detroit Red Wings' Chase Pearson shot in the second period of a preseason NHL hockey game, Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2019, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya) (Copyright 2019 The Associated Press. All rights reserved)

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.

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Dave Bartkowiak Jr. is the digital managing editor for ClickOnDetroit.