Pittsburgh Penguins

2nd Metropolitan | 0-0
  • Goals For
    3rd
    241 GF
  • Goals Against
    6th
    199 GA
  • Power Play %
    16th
    18.4 PP%
  • Penalty Kill %
    5th
    84.4 PK%
  • Penalty Mins
    4th
    693 PIM
  • ProHockeyTalk

    When it comes to offseason moves, ‘everything will be affected’ by the expansion draft

    Brad Treliving saw the rules for the expansion draft and immediately was in an advantageous position. The Calgary Flames’ general manager needed a goaltender, and with Las Vegas set to harvest the NHL for two of them in a year, his colleagues had incentive to make a move. The Flames got Brian Elliott from the St. Louis Blues for a second-round pick. A full year before the Las Vegas expansion draft, GMs must plan for the inevitability of losing a player to a team that the league wants to be good out of the gate. Already the impact of the impending expansion draft has been felt with the Flames acquiring Elliott and the Toronto Maple Leafs getting goalie Frederik Andersen from the Anaheim Ducks.

  • ABC News

    NHL Teams Must Consider Expansion Draft in Offseason Plans

    Brad Treliving saw the rules for the expansion draft and immediately was in an advantageous position. The Calgary Flames' general manager needed a goaltender, and with Las Vegas set to harvest the NHL for two of them in a year, his colleagues had incentive to make a move. The Flames got Brian Elliott from the St. Louis Blues for a second-round pick. A full year before the Las Vegas expansion draft, GMs must plan for the inevitability of losing a player to a team that the league wants to be good out of the gate. Already the impact of the impending expansion draft has been felt with the Flames acquiring Elliott and the Toronto Maple Leafs getting goalie Frederik Andersen from the Anaheim Ducks.