Islanders sign former Red Wing Marek Zidlicky
New York — The New York Islanders signed defenseman Marek Zidlicky to a one-year contract Friday. Financial terms of the deal weren’t disclosed.
The 38-year-old Zidlicky had seven goals and 27 assists in an NHL-high 84 regular-season games last season for New Jersey and Detroit. He was scoreless in six playoff games with the Red Wings.
Zidlicky has 85 goals and 316 assists in 783 regular-season games in 11 seasons with Nashville, Minnesota, New Jersey and Detroit. He has a goal and 13 assists in 44 playoff games.
Zidlicky has represented the Czech Republic in three Olympics and six world championships.