WBS Signs Jeff Deslauriers To AHL Contract

Mar 14, 2013; Dallas, TX, USA; Anaheim Ducks goalie Jeff Deslauriers (43) warms up before the game against the Dallas Stars at the American Airlines Center. The Ducks defeated the Stars 2-1 in the overtime shoot out. Mandatory Credit: Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports


The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins have reportedly signed goaltender Jeff Deslauriers to an American Hockey League (AHL) contract, according to the team’s website.

Deslauriers, 29, was signed to a professional tryout contract (PTO) on Sept. 24, and since then has impressed in WBS.

Posting a record of 10-4-2 record through 16 AHL games thus far, Deslauriers currently leads the league in wins (10) and has a 2.38 goals-against-average with a .899 save percentage.

Selected in the second-round (31st overall) of the 2002 NHL Entry Draft by the Edmonton Oilers, Deslauriers has played in 62 contests between the Edmonton and the Anaheim Ducks.

Compiling a record of 23-35-4, he has a career 3.11 goals-against-average and a .901 save percentage at the NHL-level.


Topics: Pittsburgh Penguins

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