PITTSBURGH (93-7 The FAN) – The Pittsburgh Penguins have announced the signing of second-round draft pick Daniel Sprong.
According to the team, the 18-year-old right winger signed a three-year deal Friday. The Penguins selected Sprong with the 46th overall pick in the 2015 NHL Entry Draft.READ MORE: SUV Of Ohio Mom Stephanie Van Nguyen And 2 Kids Missing Since 2002 Pulled From River
In 2014, Sprong played in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League for the Charlottetown Islanders, where he appeared in 68 games, scoring 39 goals and tallying 49 assists.READ MORE: Peters Township Native Part Of NASA's Lucy Mission, Visiting 8 Asteroids
The 6-foot, 180-pound Sprong will take part in the Penguins rookie tournament in September.MORE NEWS: Meadows Casino Undergoes Name Change, Gets Makeover