Prospect Report: Penguins sign goaltender Brad Thiessen

Photo courtesy of Northeastern University The Pittsburgh Penguins have signed goaltender Brad Thiessen to a two-year entry-level contract. Thiessen, 23, appeared in 41 games with the Northeastern Huskies this season, finishing with a record of 25-12-4. He recorded a 2.12 goals-against average and a .931 save percentage Thiessen will report to

Penguins envision Jordan Staal as a winger for the 2009-2010 season?

The Latest Buzz Penguins, Zigomanis have mutual interest: Despite missing most of the season with a shoulder injury, look for the Penguins to sign center Mike Zigomanis to a one year deal following the season in the range of $650k. Zigomanis has a strong interest in returning to the team for the upcoming season. The

The Ice Report

Bozak signs with the Leafs The Toronto Maple Leafs won the Tyler Bozak sweepstakes as the talented forward agreed to a two year contract worth close to $1.8 million. The Penguins were informed late Wednesday night that Bozak would be signing elsewhere. The Penguins remain in contact with a few other college prospects but they

Prospect update: Penguins sign Joe Vitale to a one year contract

The Pittsburgh Penguins have signed prospect Joe Vitale to a one year entry level contract. Vitale will report to Wilkes Barre. Vitale, was the Penguins 7th round draft choice in the 2005 draft. In 40 games this season with Northeastern University, Vitale had 7 goals – 20 assists – 27 points. Vitale finished his four