The Pittsburgh Penguins have selected forward Anthony Angello in the fifth round (145th overall) of the NHL Draft.
#Pens select Anthony Angello of Omaha (USHL) with the 145th pick (5th round).
— Pittsburgh Penguins (@penguins) June 28, 2014
Angello, 18, played for the Omaha Lancers of the United States Hockey League (USHL) last season, and is listed as a center with a right-handed shot – per Eliteprospects.com.
Angello took to Twitter to express his excitement.
— Anthony Angello (@Anthony_Angello) June 28, 2014
In 58 games for the Lancers this past season, Angello garnered 21 points (11G, 10A) and skated to a minus-10 rating.
Angello will play for Cornell University in the 2015-16 campaign.