The Boston Bruins announced on Monday, July 8 that the team had signed restricted free agent forward Peter Cehlarik to a one-year, two-way contract with an NHL cap hit of $700,000.
Cehlarik has been with the Providence Bruins over the past three seasons recording 99 points (43 goals and 56 assists) in 137 games. Over that time period, Cehlarik has seen time with the big club in Boston appearing in 37 games registering 10 points (five goals and five assists).
The Bruins selected Cehlarik in the third round (90th overall pick) of the 2013 NHL Draft. During the 2018-19 season, Cehlarik appeared in 20 games for the Bruins recording six points (four games and two assists). In 53 games appearances with Providence in 2018-19, he produced 12 goals and 26 assists for 38 points, which ranked fourth on the Providence Bruins.
Bruins general manager Don Sweeney has now signed Cehlarik, given Connor Clifton and Steven Kampfer extensions, and signed unrestricted free agents Par Lindholm, Brett Ritchie, and Maxime Legace in this offseason.