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Penguins Sign Forward Tanner Howe to Three-Year, Entry-Level Contract

The Pittsburgh Penguins announced today that they have signed forward Tanner Howe to a three-year, entry-level contract, President of Hockey Operations and General Manager Kyle Dubas.

Howe, 18, was drafted at age 46pearl He was selected first overall by the Penguins in the 2024 NHL Draft last month. He spent last season as captain of the Regina Pats of the Western Hockey League, where he led his team in games played (68), goals (28), assists (49) and points (77).

The 5-foot-11, 180-pound forward played parts of the last four seasons with Regina and has 92 goals, 141 assists and 233 points in 207 career WHL games, including four points (2G-2A) in seven playoff games.

The Prince Albert, SK native represented Team Canada twice at the World Under-18 Championships in 2022 and 2023, winning a bronze medal in 2023.