Guelph, ON – German-born forward John-Jason Peterka (2002 DOB) has signed with Red Bull Munich of the DEL for the 2019-20 season.
The 17-year old, 5.11, 185 lbs. centreman is expected to be a high selection in the 2020 NHL Entry Draft. The DEL is a league comprised of many of the top male players in Germany.
This past season with the Red Bull Academy, Peterka scored 45 goals and 49 assits for 94 points in 48 games in the Czech U19 DHL Extraliga. He also represented Germany at the WJC U18 tournament.
“We are very happy to be able to accompany a top talent like John Jason on his first professional steps. Our leading players as well as our coaching staff and also the management will support him in the best possible way “, explains Munich coach Don Jackson.
Peterka’s Red Bull club will commence play in August.