News:Keven Veilleux signed a one-year, two-way contract with Pittsburgh on Wednesday, Penguins.NHL.com reports.
Analysis:Keven Veilleux missed all of last year due to a knee injury, but he should be at or near 100 percent health by now. He totaled 39 points (14 goals) over his first 75 AHL games.
News:Keven Veilleux underwent surgery to his left knee and is expected to miss six months, according to the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports.
Analysis: He was injured during a preseason game Sept. 30. Keven Veilleux offers a promising blend of size and talent but has already had two major surgeries in three pro seasons.
News: The Pens assigned Keven Veilleux to AHL Wilkes-Barre on Friday.
Analysis:Keven Veilleux re-lit his prospect star with a strong prospects camp. The big forward could make his NHL debut at some point in 2011-12 with a strong start. He'll need a number of injuries to strike the big club, however.
News: The Pens reassigned Veilleux to Wilkes-Barre on Thursday.
Analysis: Veilleux has great size (6-5, 218 pounds) and has worked on his speed over the last year. Veilleux racked up 48 points in 29 games with Rimouski before making his pro debut with the Baby Pens in 2009-10. The right-handed forward collected three points in nine AHL contests and will ply his wares there in 2010-11.