Players To Watch at Pittsburgh Penguins Development Camp

July 9th, 2010 by Alison Myers Leave a reply »
The Pittsburgh Penguins prospect development camp will kick off this coming Monday, July 12, and run until July 17.

The development camp is a chance for the Penguins coaching staff and management to get a good look at the prospects who they just drafted and those currently in the minor league system. Players’ performances could determine how they will rank in the prospect depth system, or, if they’re far enough along, roster spots on the minor league teams or the NHL.

Here are some of the players that will be worth keeping an eye on at the upcoming development camp.

*Please note this is not an exhaustive list of everyone that will be attending.




Eric Tangradi —Left Wing

Tangradi is one of the strongest prospects in the Penguins system. He completed his first professional season with Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (WBS) of the American Hockey League, where he had 39 points in 65 games.

Many have Tangradi pegged to play on the first line in Pittsburgh in 2010-2011. However, his rookie year was shortened by two separate injuries, and he sustained ...

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