The Tampa Bay Lightning signed defenseman Keith Aulie to a one-year, one-way contract, general manager Steve Yzerman announced Wednesday.
Details of the contract were not disclosed.
Last year, Aulie received $557,000 on a two-way deal.
Aulie, 24, skated in 45 of 48 games with the Lightning in 2012-13, recording two goals and seven points while averaging 12:49 in ice time. He set career highs for games played, points and penalty minutes (60) in a season. The 6-foot-6, 228-pound defenseman led all Tampa Bay skaters with 91 hits.