Carl Sneep and Keven Veilleux who were given qualifying offers last month, have signed one year contracts worth $525,000 at the NHL level, the team has announced. Both deals are two-way contracts.
Sneep, 24, made his NHL debut this past season, notching an assist against the Buffalo Sabres on Dec. 17. The 6-foot-4 blueliner spent the majority of the campaign with Wilkes-Barre/Scranton of the American Hockey League (AHL), tallying 10 assists and a plus-5 rating in 40 regular-season games. He was the Penguins 2nd round pick in 2006.
Veilleux the team 2007 2nd round pick missed the entire ΓΆΒ€Β™11-12 season due to a knee injury. The 6-foot-5, 218-pound forward has played in 75 career AHL regular-season contests with WBS, totaling 14 goals, 25 assists, 39 points and 134 penalty minutes. Veilleux has added four points (2G-2A) in 11 AHL playoff games.