PENGUINS SIGN MERTH TO PTO
WILKES-BARRE, Pa. – The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins announced today that they have signed Wheeling Nailers defenseman Peter Merth to a professional try-out agreement.
Now in his second year as a pro, Merth has posted two assists and 11 penalty minutes in 13 games with the Nailers. Merth recorded 12 points (1g-11a) and 90 PIM in 2010-11 during his rookie season in Wheeling.
Originally from New Westminster, British Columbia, Merth was a four-year letterman at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. The 24-year old totaled four goals and 27 assists in 151 games with the Engineers.
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