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.
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