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Dan Cleary stays with Red Wings on 1-year deal

The Detroit Red Wings have re-signed left-winger Daniel Cleary to a one-year contract. He had eight points in 53 games last season but didn't play after January because of knee problems.

Knee problems cut short his 2013-14 season in January

Forward Dan Cleary is returning to the Red Wings for a 10th season. He had eight points in 52 games in the 2013-14 season but didn't play after January due to knee problems. (Bruce Bennett/Getty Images/File)

The Detroit Red Wings have re-signed left-winger Daniel Cleary to a one-year contract.

The team announced the move Thursday. The 35-year-old Cleary finished last season with four goals, four assists and 53 penalty minutes in 52 games.

Cleary has spent the last nine seasons with the Red Wings, helping them win the Stanley Cup in 2008. Cleary was bothered by knee problems last season and did not play after January.

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