Jack Johnson is officially a Pittsburgh Penguin, agreeing to a 5 year, $16.5 million contract.


The other news 90 minutes into free agency is the Penguins agreeing to a one year deal with center Matt Cullen, agent Pat Morris confirms.

Jim Rutherford has had an obsession for months in bringing Matt Cullen back to the fold and Rutherford on Thursday talked the soon to be 42 year old about returning to Pittsburgh and Cullen informed the Penguins today he would sign a one year, $650,000.

While eyeing Cullen’s leadership, the Penguins gave assurances to Cullen he will start the season in their top-12. [/hide]