Future Considerations

Penguins pushing for 2012 draft
July 28, 2011, 4:58 pm
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From Aaron Vickers:

The excitement has already began to build for the 2012 NHL Entry Draft.

But while scouts and fans alike have already began the debate between who should go first overall next June, the NHL has yet to set a venue.

The city of Pittsburgh and the new Consol Energy Center is a strong candidate and has been rumoured as the expected destination for the 2012 draft. Continue reading

FC at the Draft: Joe Morrow – Pittsburgh Penguins
July 6, 2011, 11:58 am
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Penguins pick Morrow at 23 in 2011 NHL Entry Draft
June 24, 2011, 10:19 pm
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From Aaron Vickers:

The Pittsburgh Penguins have selected Portland Winterhawks defenseman Joe Morrow with the 23rd pick in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft.

A smooth skating puck moving blueliner, Morrow sees the ice well and has the ability to rush the puck himself. The six-foot-one defenseman also has a cannon of a shot. Morrow isn’t shy to throw the body around either, and has been known to defend a teammate at the drop of his gloves. Continue reading