Blackhawks prospect Michal Teplý announced in his Instagram account that he has signed an entry-level contract with the Chicago Blackhawks on Friday. The deal has a $825,833 AAV and runs through the 2022-23 season.
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I am so happy and honored that I signed my first NHL contract with @nhlblackhawks. I wanna say thank you all people around me who has helped me to get this point. I would never make this without my family, my friends and @wpgicewhl. I can’t forget… my lovely team @bkhb_official thank you??
Teplý, who will turn 19 on May 27, was originally a fourth round pick (#105 overall) by the Blackhawks in the 2019 NHL Draft. He scored 29 goals with 34 assists in 42 games for the Winnipeg Ice in the WHL this season.
He is a right-handed shooting winger listed at 6-3 and 192 pounds.