Iowa signs Mike Weber to PTO

Iowa Wild general manager Brent Flahr on Thursday announced the American Hockey League club has signed defenseman Mike Weber to a professional tryout agreement (PTO).

Weber, 28, is a veteran of 351 games in the National Hockey League (NHL), having spent the bulk of his time with the Buffalo Sabres. The 6-foot-2, 217-pounder played in 45 NHL games last season, suiting up in 35 games for Buffalo and 10 games for the Washington Capitals. In 45 games, Weber scored one goal and totaled five points, to go along with 60 penalty minutes.

For his NHL career, the Pittsburgh, PA native has nine goals and 44 assists for 53 points in 351 NHL games. The 10th-year pro has also played in 181 AHL games between the Rochester Americans and the Portland Pirates. Over that span, the blueliner has seven goals and 36 assists for 43 points, to go along with 425 penalty minutes.