The Chicago Blackhawks announced on Tuesday afternoon that they have signed Czech forward Jakub Pour to a two-year, entry-level deal. Pour is a former teammate of Dominik Kubalík at HC Plzen during the 2017-18 season.
"It is a hockey dream come true."
— Chicago Blackhawks (@NHLBlackhawks) June 15, 2021
Pour’s two-year deal comes at a $842,500 AAV cap hit and runs through the 2022-23 season.
Pour, 22, is a 6’3″ 200-pound right wing that has played the majority of the last three seasons in the Czech Extraliga with HC Plzen, including being teammates with Dominik Kubalík during the 2017-18 season when Kubalík was on loan.
In a release, Jakub Pour said: "Ever since Dominik Kubalík started playing for the Blackhawks, I have been following the club in great detail, the whole organization seems very nice to me. Great players, traditions, great triumphs. I'm excited and looking forward to it."
— Mark Lazerus (@MarkLazerus) June 15, 2021
In his professional career with HC Plzen, Pour has skated in 144 games with 42 points including a career-high 12 goals and 16 points this past season.