(Pittsburgh, PA) – The Penguins signed right winger Tom Kuhnhackl to a two-year contract extension.
The deal for Kuhnhackl will have salary cap hit of $625,000 for each of the next two seasons. It is one-way and begin next season running through the 2017-18 campaign.
Kuhnhackl, 24, has played in 28 games this season and has six points (two goals, four assists). A fourth-round pick in 2010, he is in his first NHL season.
Kuhnhackl was scheduled to become a restricted free agent this upcoming off-season.