Penguins sign G Thiessen

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Penguins sign G Thiessen

PITTSBURGH (Ticker)—The Pittsburgh Penguins on Friday signed goaltender Brad Thiessen to a two-year contract.

Financial terms were not disclosed.

Thiessen will report to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton of the American Hockey League.

A finalist for this year’s Hobey Baker Award, Thiessen posted a 25-12-4 record with three shutouts, a 2.12 goals-against average and a .931 save percentage in 41 games with Northeastern as a junior this season. The 23-year-old native of Aldergrove, British Columbia was named Hockey East’s Player of the Year and also earned a spot on the conference’s First All-Star Team.

Fourth in the nation in victories, Thiessen also ranks 12th in GAA and fifth in save percentage. The 6-foot, 172-pounder established six single-season team records while leading the Huskies to their first NCAA Tournament appearance since 1994.

In 110 games over three seasons at Northeastern, Thiessen went 52-46-12 with a 2.40 GAA, .922 save percentage and a school-record eight shutouts.

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