OTTAWA - Ottawa Senators general manager John Muckler today announced the club has signed prospect Shawn Weller to an entry-level contract.
Weller, 20, was the Senators' first third-round choice (77th overall) in the 2004 NHL entry draft.
The Glens Falls, N.Y., native set career highs in goals (19), assists (21) and points (40) while recording 62 penalty minutes in 39 games in his third season with Clarkson University of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). In 2004-05 Weller represented the United States at the World Junior Hockey Championships, held in Grand Forks, N.D.
SHAWN WELLER, Left-winger, Shoots left, 6', 186 lbs.
Born: July 8, 1986 (Glens Falls, N.Y.)
Drafted: Ottawa's first third-round choice (77th overall) in 2004 NHL Entry Draft
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