The Penguins have signed four players to one-year, two-way contracts, it was announced today by govt vice president and common supervisor Jim Rutherford.
Pittsburgh signed ahead Jimmy Hayes, defensemen Zach Trotman and Stefan Elliott, and goaltender John Muse. Trotman used last year with the Pittsburgh group, participating in most of the time with Wilkes-Barre/Scranton, and a few NHL video games with the Penguins.
All four promotions consist of an normal annual worth of $650,000 at the NHL level.
Hayes and Muse won the 2010 NCAA countrywide championship at Boston Higher education, in which they ended up teammates that time with Penguins’ blueliner Brian Dumoulin.
Hayes, 28, used last time with the New Jersey Devils, tallying 9 details (3G-6A) in 33 video games. The 6-foot-5, 215-pound Hayes has 334 video games of NHL experience with the Chicago Blackhawks, Florida Panthers, Boston Bruins and Devils, producing 54 goals, 55 helps and 109 details. His very best time came in 2014-15 with the Panthers, when he established individual highs with 19 goals and 35 details.
Hayes was originally chosen by the Toronto Maple Leafs in the next spherical (60th all round) in the 2008 NHL Draft.
Trotman, 27, used the greater part of the ’17-18 campaign with Wilkes-Barre/Scranton. He observed motion in 49 video games, primary the group with a as well as-24 though totaling 17 details (7G-10A). A 6-foot-3, 217-pound blueliner, Trotman has 70 video games of NHL motion with the Penguins and Boston Bruins on his resume (3G-9A-12PTS).
Elliott, 27, has played the previous two seasons in Europe, skating for HV71 of the Swedish Hockey League in ’17-18 and Ak Bars Kazan from Russia’s KHL the year prior. He won a gold medal with Group Canada at the 2018 Olympic Video games.
Elliott, who stands 6-foot-1, 190 kilos, has 84 video games of NHL experience with the Colorado Avalanche, Arizona Coyotes and Nashville Predators, netting 8 goals, 16 helps and 24 details. He was an AHL All-Star with the Lake Erie Monsters in 2014-15 when he led all league blueliners with 19 goals. Colorado chose Elliott in the next spherical (49th all round) in 2009.
Muse, 27, break up last time amongst the AHL’s Lehigh Valley Phantoms and the Reading through Royals of the ECHL. He posted a .919 help you save percentage in 15 video games with the Phantoms, and a .931 mark in 26 video games with Reading through. Muse won a pair of countrywide championships with Boston Higher education in 2008 and ’10, then led the Florida Everblades of the ECHL to the 2012 Kelley Cup championship. He was the ECHL’s playoff MVP in ’12.
Muse was originally signed by Rutherford and the Carolina Hurricanes group as an undrafted free agent in 2011.
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