The Pittsburgh Penguins re-signed forward Kevin Porter to a one-year contract on Monday.
The deal is a two-way contract that has an average annual value of $575,000 at the NHL level.
Porter, 30, spent his first season with the Pittsburgh organization in 2015-16, helping the team earn a Stanley Cup championship by serving as a member of the club's fifth-ranked penalty-killing unit.
The 5-foot-11, 191-pound native of Detroit played in 41 games with the Penguins, tallying three assists, before his season came to a close on March 3 when he suffered a broken ankle.
Porter averaged 1:51 shorthanded minutes for the Penguins this season. Pittsburgh did not allow a power-play goal against during his first 41:05 shorthanded minutes, a stretch that spanned his first 21 games as a Penguin.
Porter also appeared in 16 American Hockey League games with the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins, tallying five goals and four assists in 16 games.
Porter, who originally signed with Pittsburgh on July 1, 2015, has skated in 247 NHL career regular-season games with Arizona, Colorado, Buffalo and Pittsburgh, recording 29 goals and 29 assists. He has added two goals and eight assists in 24 playoff contests.
The Arizona Coyotes chose Porter in the fourth round of the 2004 NHL draft.