Bruins Sign Forward Peter Cehlarik To A Three-Year Entry-Level Contract
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BOSTON, MA - Boston Bruins General Manager Don Sweeney announced today, June 16, that the team has signed forward Peter Cehlarik to a three-year entry-level contract beginning with the 2016-17 season.
Cehlarik most recently played with Lulea HF in the Swedish Hockey League in 2015-16, tallying a career-high 11 goals and 20 points with a plus-seven rating in 46 games. The 6-foot-2, 202-pounder also skated in 11 playoff games, posting three goals and two assists for five points. In his career, Cehlarik has appeared in 132 career games with Lulea HF, recording 22 goals and 27 assists for 49 points. The 20-year-old forward has also played 25 playoff games for the Swedish club, totaling five goals and three assists for eight points. In 2013-14, Cehlarik skated in 18 games for Asploven HC in the Swedish 1st Division, notching five goals and eight assists for 13 points.
On the international stage, Cehlarik has represented Slovakia at the 2013 Under-18 World Junior Championships, the Under-20 World Junior Championships in 2014 and 2015, as well as the 2016 IIHF World Championships. In 23 career international games in those tournaments, he totaled five goals and nine assists for 14 points.
The Zilina, Slovakia native was originally drafted by the Bruins in the third round (90th overall) of the 2013 NHL Entry Draft.