The Red Wings are bringing back forward Dan Cleary on a one-year deal according to the team’s official Twitter page. Per club policy, details on the contract will not be disclosed however Cleary did have a previous cap hit of around $1.7M last years.
UPDATE: The #RedWings have re-signed Daniel Cleary to a one-year deal.
— Detroit Red Wings (@DetroitRedWings) July 10, 2014
To much of the dismay of Red Wings fans everywhere the two sides seemed to honor a verbal agreement back in September that the veteran forward would be brought back for the 2014-15 campaign.
#RedWings announce 1-year deal for Daniel Cleary. Due to verbal agreement from last Sept. Will have story up shortly.
— Helene St. James (@HeleneStJames) July 10, 2014
Last season Cleary had 4 goals, 4 assists and 8 points in 52 games played. He was also a minus-11 with 31 penalty minutes.