Bruins sign Shane Hnidy to 1-year deal

Updated: February 27, 2011, 12:47 AM ET
By James Murphy | ESPNBoston.com

The Boston Bruins announced Saturday that they have signed defenseman Shane Hnidy to a one-year contract. Hnidy had been on a tryout and practiced with the team since Wednesday.

Hnidy joined the Bruins on the ice in Vancouver on Wednesday. He has yet to be cleared to play by doctors and wasn't in the Boston lineup against the host Canucks on Saturday night.

The 35-year-old Hnidy -- who spent two seasons with the Bruins in 2007-08 and 2008-09 -- hasn't played since ...

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