Tampa, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - The Tampa Bay Lightning re-signed pending restricted free agent defenseman Mark Barberio to a one-year contract on Friday.
No financial terms of the deal were disclosed.
The 24-year-old blueliner participated in 49 games for Tampa last season, totaling five goals and five assists. He did not record a point in two appearances in the Lightning's first-round loss to Montreal.
Tampa's sixth-round pick in the 2008 draft, Barberio has logged 51 games of NHL experience over the last two campaigns.