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Penguins Sign Forward Drake Caggiula to a One-Year Contract

The Pittsburgh Penguins have signed forward Drake Caggiula to a one-year contract, it was announced today by general manager Ron Hextall. The two-way contract runs through the 2022-23 season and carries an average annual value of $750,000 at the NHL level. Caggiula, 28, spent the 2021-22 season with the Buffalo...
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Penguins Sign Depth Role Player Drake Caggiula

After the hoopla of admitting he has too many defensemen during his Day 1 of NHL free agency press conference on Wednesday evening, Pittsburgh Penguins GM Ron Hextall signed depth role player Drake Caggiula to a one-year, two-way contract on Wednesday night. The deal pays $750,000 at the NHL level....
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Pittsburgh Penguins To Sign Drake Caggiula

The Pittsburgh Penguins have added more depth to their roster, signing free agent forward Drake Caggiula to a one-year, two-way contract (link). The deal will pay Caggiula $750K at the NHL level and $400K at the AHL level. Originally signed by the Edmonton Oilers as an undrafted free agent out...
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Penguins' Drake Caggiula: Heading to Steel City

Caggiula (back) signed a one-year, two-way contract with the Penguins in July of 2022, per PuckPedia. Caggiula has never played an AHL game in his career, though he's also struggled to be an NHL regular. He was limited to five points in 18 contests with the Sabres last year, and he could face an uphill battle to make the Opening Night roster in Pittsburgh. If he does, he's likely set for a bottom-six role throughout the campaign.
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2022 Player Report Card: Drake Caggiula

Our 2022 Buffalo Sabres player report cards continue today with a look at forward Drake Caggiula. Contract Status: UFA (earned $750,000 this past season) I’m going to be completely honest here: for a while, I pretty much forgot that Drake Caggiula existed. When he occasionally showed up in videos or on social media - like on RJ night - it took me a split second of asking “Who is that guy?” before realizing.
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Sabres’ Drake Caggiula to undergo season-ending neck surgery

BUFFALO – Sabres winger Drake Caggiula will undergo season-ending fusion surgery today in Los Angeles to repair a herniated disc in his neck, general manager Kevyn Adams said this morning. Caggiula, 27, has a six to eight month recovery, according to Adams. “He’s been seeing some different specialists and...
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Sabres place forward Drake Caggiula on IR with upper-body injury

The Buffalo Sabres placed forward Drake Caggiula on injured reserve on Friday, per the team’s public relations account. Caggiula is week-to-week with an upper-body injury after missing Buffalo’s last game, a 5-1 home loss to the Boston Bruins on Wednesday. The team recalled forward Brett Murray from the AHL’s Rochester...
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Sabres' Drake Caggiula: Battling upper-body injury

Caggiula is listed as week to week with an upper-body injury. It's unclear when Caggiula picked up the injury, but he was unable to skate Friday, and his return doesn't appear to be imminent. The 27-year-old forward has picked up two goals and three assists in 18 games this season.
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Sabres notes: Drake Caggiula focused on showcasing offensive side

BUFFALO – As Sabres winger Drake Caggiula dropped down the lineup, his confidence in his offensive abilities nearly vanished. Caggiula, 27, began his NHL career skating on scoring lines and the power play. Having just finished a dynamic college career, he was regarded as an offensive threat. “I’ve always been...
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Sabres' Drake Caggiula: Exits practice early

Caggiula (undisclosed) exited Tuesday's practice early after taking a hit along the boards, Sabres beat writer Jourdon LaBarber reports. Caggiula is still being evaluated, so an update on his status for Thursday's regular-season opener versus Montreal should be released in the near future. If Caggiula's unable to go, John Hayden may draw into the lineup against the Canadiens.
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