Penguins sign Tristan Broz to a three-year entry-level contract

The Pittsburgh Penguins have signed Tristan Broz to a three-year entry-level contract, it was announced today by President of Hockey Operations and General Manager Kyle Dubas.

Broz, 21, will join the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins of the American Hockey League on an ATO for the remainder of the season.

Broz, who recently won the 2024 National Championship with the University of Denver, was the Penguins’ second-round pick (58e overall) pick from the 2021 NHL Draft.

The 6-foot-1, 190-pound forward is entering his second season at the University of Denver and is posting career highs across the board with 16 goals, 24 assists and 40 points in 43 games. His 16 goals were tied for third on the Pioneers, while his 40 points were fourth. Broz helped Denver to their NCAA record 10e National Championship with two overtime goals in the men’s hockey tournament against the University of Massachusetts and Boston University, resulting in a name to the All-Tournament Team.

The Bloomington, Minnesota native played in three collegiate seasons at the University of Minnesota (2021-22) and the University of Denver (2022-24), tallying 32 goals, 47 assists, 79 points and a plus-42 in 119 career games .

Prior to his collegiate career, Broz played parts of three seasons with the USHL’s Fargo Force from 2019-21. The forward recorded 34 goals, 56 assists and 90 points in 108 games with Fargo and added 11 points (3G-8A) in 11 playoff games.