Pittsburgh Penguins Sign Dominik Uher To 3-Year Entry-Level Contract

PITTSBURGH, PA - APRIL 20: A Penguins fan cheers against the Philadelphia Flyers in Game Five of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2012 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Consol Energy Center on April 20, 2012 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

After three seasons with the Spokane Chiefs of the Western Hockey League, Dominik Uher has signed a three-year entry-level deal with the Pittsburgh Penguins.

Pittsburgh Penguins executive vice president and general manager Ray Shero announced Friday that the team signed 2011 NHL Draft pick Dominik Uher to a three-year entry-level contract.

The 19-year-old Uher just finished his third season with the Spokane Chiefs of the Western Hockey League, in which he showed promise by piling up 68 points through 33 goals and 35 assists in 63 games. These stats made him fourth on the team in scoring, and he added five goals and nine points in 13 playoff games for the Chiefs.

Uher went on to join the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins of the American Hockey League (AHL) as a black ace during the 2012 Calder Cup Playoffs, following the season.with Spokane.

Uher is a 6-foot, 195-pound proven postseason performer in his three seasons with the Chiefs.

Read more about the Pittsburgh Penguins at their SB Nation blog PensBurgh . For a more in-depth look at the NHL, be sure to visit our dedicated NHL hub page right here.

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