The Pittsburgh Penguins interim general manager, Jason Botterill, announced that the franchise has signed forward Josh Archibald to a three-year entry-level contract.
Archibald, 21, was a finalist for the Hobey Baker Award as the NCAA’s top college hockey player. The honor was due to finishing third in nation with 29 goals while playing for Nebraska-Omaha.
Archibald was named the National Collegiate Hockey Conference’s Player of the Year, Forward of the Year and was a member of the NCHC All-Conference First Team.
After college hockey, Archibald played one season with Wilkes-Barre/Scranton, an American Hockey League team. He played in six games and scored one goal.
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