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Penguins Sign NCAA Champ Tristan Broz to Entry-Level Deal



The Pittsburgh Penguins have signed Denver University center Tristan Broz, their second-round draft choice in 2021, to a three-year, entry-level contract.

He will join their farm team in Wilkes-Barre on an amateur tryout agreement for the rest of the season.

Read more: Penguins prospect lights up NCAA tournament, will meet with Penguins.

Broz is 6-foot, 190 pounds and had career-highs in goals (16), assists (24) and points (40) in 43 games during the just-concluded season, which ended with the Pioneers winning the NCAA championship.

He had two overtime goals during the NCAA tournament, the game-winners against UMass and Boston University, and was named to the all-tournament team.

Broz, a native of Bloomington, Minn., began his college career at the University of Minnesota before transferring to Denver after his freshman year.