The Pittsburgh Penguins have re-signed forward Dustin Jeffrey to a one-year contract, it was announced today by executive vice president and general manager Ray Shero.

The deal has an average annual value of $625,000.

Jeffrey, 25, appeared in 25 regular-season games for the Penguins in 2012-13, tallying three goals, three assists and six points. He also played in 20 games with Zagreb Medvescak of the Austrian League, where he registered 23 points (11G-12A).

The 6-foot-1, 205-pound Jeffrey has played parts of the past five seasons with Pittsburgh, scoring 15 goals, 12 assists, 27 points and posting a plus-6 rating in 90 regular-season games. His best season came in 2010-11 when he established career highs across the board with seven goals, five assists and 12 points in 25 games.

A native of Sarnia, Ontario, Jeffrey skated for parts of five seasons with the Penguins’ top minor-league affiliate, Wilkes-Barre/Scranton of the American Hockey League (AHL), between 2008-11. During his time in WBS, Jeffrey helped lead the Penguins to the 2008 Calder Cup Final as a rookie and he made back-to-back AHL All-Star appearances in 2010 and ’11.