Kuhnhackl signs two-year extension in Pittsburgh

(Pittsburgh, PA) –┬áThe 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.