Report: Taormina accepts qualifying offer

Defenseman Matt Taormina has accepted his qualifying offer, his agent, Wade Arnott, confirmed to the Bergen Record.

It’s a one-year, two-way deal, according to the Record.

Taormina, 24 had three goals and two assists in 17 games before having season-ending ankle surgery on Jan. 24 after Mattias Tedenby fell on his ankle during practice on Nov. 14.