HARTZELL ADDED TO NHL ROSTER
The Pittsburgh Penguins on Sunday signed Quinnipiac goaltender Eric Hartzell to a one year entry level deal worth $925,000 at the NHL level and $70,000 at the AHL level. The Penguins confirm that Hartzell has been added to the NHL roster and will be joining the NHL club.
Hartzell will wear No. 31. He is a restricted free agent at seasons end.
The 23 year old goaltender was a Hobey Baker Award finalist and is a big goaltender at 6-foot-4, 190-pounds. Hartzell had an excellent senior season leading Quinnipiac to the National Title Game and went 30-7-5 with a 1.57 goals-against average and .933 save percentage in 42 starts this season. Hartzell posted 5 shutouts.
A four year player at Quinnipiac, Hartzell posted a career record of 58-27-17 with a 1.96 goals-against average, .924 save percentage and 10 shutouts in 106 games played.