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Predators sign defenseman Petter Granberg to two-year deal

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) The Nashville Predators have signed restricted free-agent defenseman Petter Granberg to a two-year contract.

Granberg's deal will be worth $575,000 at the NHL level and $175,000 at the American Hockey League level in 2016-17. His contract will be worth $650,000 in 2017-18.

The Predators announced the signing Tuesday.

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Granberg, 23, had two assists and 13 penalty minutes in 27 games with the Predators this past season. The Predators claimed him off waivers on Nov. 22.

Granberg, who is 6-foot-3 and 201 pounds, has appeared in 35 career NHL games with Nashville and the Toronto Maple Leafs.