Las Vegas, Nevada 2021-07-31 15:23:59 –
Henderson, Nevada (KLAS) — Henderson Silver Knights has signed a one-year AHL contract with defenseman Derrick Prio next season.
This will be the eighth professional season at the age of 27. Pittsburgh Penguins’ first draft topic (8th overall) in 2012, Prio scored 3 goals and 14 points in 25 AHL games with the Lehigh Valley Phantom last season.
Originally from Saskatchewan, Estevan has appeared in 197 AHL games with Wilkes-Barre / Scranton Penguins, San Antonio Rampage and Phantom, scoring 30 goals, 123 points and a plus six.
According to the organization, he was named AHL All-Star in 2015, 2016 and 2020.
Prio is the second player to join Jermaine Loewen in the 2021-22 season with an AHL contract with Silver Knights.