PIT re-signed Kuhnhackl on June 23, 2015 to a one-year, two-way contract worth $575,000 at the NHL level.
Fired career-high 3 shots on net vs. NYR on Feb. 10.
Played career-best 16:21 on Feb. 8 vs. ANA.
Picked up first NHL point on Jan. 23 vs. VAN, an assist on Bryan Rust's 3rd-period goal.
Made NHL debut on Jan. 9 at MTL. Was a plus-1 in 9:26 TOI.
Recalled on Jan. 7. Had 7G-8A-15 PTS in 23 games with WBS this season.
Began season on a 5-game point streak (3G-4A-7PTS).
Set career highs in 2014-15 with WBS in games played (72), goals (12), assists (18) and points (30).
In his 4th professional season - spent last 3 with WBS (AHL) and Wheeling (ECHL) from 2012-15.
Has represented Germany internationally on multiple occasions, including playing in the 2010 and '11 World Junior Championships.
His father, Erich, was elected to the IIHF Hall of Fame in 1997 and was named the German hockey player of the century in 2000.
HIGHS: G: 0 A: 1 P: 1