BOSTON (CBS) – The Boston Bruins have signed goaltender Marty Turco to a one-year deal.
Turco is a 10-year NHL veteran who has played in 538 regular season games with the Dallas Stars and Chicago Blackhawks.He most recently played for EC Red Bull Salzburg in the Austrian First Division this year.
The 36-year-old Turco will be placed on waivers and if he clears waivers, he will join the Bruins on Wednesday. If he does clear waivers, he would not be eligible to play in the 2012 Stanley Cup playoffs, as he is joining the club after the Trade Deadline.
The terms of the deal were not disclosed. The news comes after the club announced that injured backup goaltender Tuukka Rask would miss 4-6 weeks.