Pittsburgh Penguins Sign Free Agent Jayson Megna

PITTSBURGH - OCTOBER 07: Fans celebrate the first Pittsburgh Penguins goal in their new building as Tyler Kennedy #48 scores at 44 seconds of the third period against the Philadelphia Flyers at the Consol Energy Center on October 7 2010 in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania. The Flyers defeated the Penguins 3-2. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

The Pittsburgh Penguins signed free agent Jayson Megna to a two-year deal on Wednesday.

The Pittsburgh Penguins signed free agent forward Jayson Megna, reports Shelly Anderson of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. It is a two-year entry level deal that will pay him $935,000 per year.

A native of the Chicago suburb of Northbrook, Ill., Megna led all freshmen in scoring at Nebraska-Omaha. He had 13 goals and 31 points, and was one of six players to appear in all 38 games for the Mavericks in the 2011-2012 season.

Prior to playing at UNO, he spent two years with Cedar Rapids of the USHL, finishing his second year there with 30 goals and 58 points.

For more news and analysis on the Penguins during free agency, visit PensBurgh. Still not enough hockey for you? Make sure to visit the SB Nation NHL Hub Page for all the latest news from all 30 teams as the free agency period heats up.

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