The Pittsburgh Penguins, parent club of the AHL’s Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins, have signed defensemen Steve Oleksy and David Warsofsky and forwards Kael Mouillierat and Kevin Porter to one-year contracts.
Oleksy, 29, has played parts of the last three seasons in the NHL with the Washington Capitals, compiling three goals, 16 assists, 19 points and a plus-15 in 62 regular-season contests. He also has one helper in seven NHL playoff games.
The 6-foot, 190-pound blueliner spent a majority of the 2014-15 campaign with the AHL’s Hershey Bears, where he totaled four goals and 11 assists for 15 points and a plus-13 rating in 68 regular-season games while serving as an alternate captain.
Oleksy, a native of Chesterfield, Mich., has totaled seven goals and 47 assists in 220 career AHL games with Hershey, Bridgeport and Lake Erie.
Warsofsky, 25, has played 230 games for the Providence Bruins of the American Hockey League (AHL) since the 2010-11 season, scoring 18 goals and adding 77 assists for 95 points and a plus-seven rating. In 2014-15, he recorded four goals and 11 assists for 15 points in 40 regular-season games, and added one assist in five Calder Cup Playoff contests.
Warsofsky also played in four games with Boston in 2014-15, registering one assist. He has one goal and two assists in 10 career NHL games.
A Marshfield, Mass., native, Warsofsky was originally drafted in the fourth round (95th overall) by St. Louis at the 2008 NHL Draft. He was acquired by Boston in exchange for Vladimir Sobotka on June 26, 2010.
Mouillierat, 27, was one of the top offensive threats for the AHL’s Bridgeport Sound Tigers in 2014-15, ranking second on the team with 24 goals and third with 50 points while amassing 110 penalty minutes in 69 games.
A 6-foot, 188-pound forward, Mouillierat saw his first NHL action with the New York Islanders in 2014-15, tallying a goal and an assist in six games.
Mouillierat has totaled 63 goals and 107 assists for 170 points in 229 career AHL games with Bridgeport, St. John’s and Texas. The Edmonton, Alta., native reached the Calder Cup Finals with St. John’s in 2014.
Porter, 29, appeared in all 76 games for the AHL’s Grand Rapids Griffins in 2014-15, recording 16 goals and 23 assists for 39 points. The 6-foot, 190-pound winger has totaled 79 goals and 116 assists for 195 points in 272 career AHL games with Grand Rapids, Rochester, Lake Erie and San Antonio, and participated in the 2013 AHL All-Star Classic.
A Northville, Mich., native, Porter has spent parts of six seasons in the NHL with Arizona, Colorado and Buffalo, recording 55 points (29 goals, 26 assists) in 206 games. He was originally drafted in the fourth round (119th overall) by the Coyotes at the 2004 NHL Draft.