BROOKLYN – (Wire Service Report) – The New York Islanders signed veteran defenseman Dennis Seidenberg to a one-year deal reportedly worth $1 million on Wednesday. Seidenberg, 35, scored one goal while adding 11 assists in 61 games with the Boston Bruins last season. It was the Germany native’s 13th NHL season.
Seidenberg played 758 career games with Philadelphia, Phoenix Coyotes, Carolina Hurricanes, Florida Panthers and the Bruins, scoring 39 goals while adding 185 assists since being drafted the Flyers in the sixth round in 2001.
On the international stage, Seidenberg has represented Germany at three Winter Olympics (2002, 2006, 2010), three World Championships (2001, 2002, 2008), the 2002 World Cup, two World Junior Championships (2000, 2001) and the 1999 World Under-18 Championships. He is currently competing with Team Europe in the 2016 World Cup of Hockey.