Pens Labyrinth Daily: Big events highlight 2017-18 at UPMC Lemieux Sports Complex, Penguins re-sign Jean-Sebastien Dea, Penguins fantasy hockey preview and more!
Good morning, Penguins fans! Grab your coffee and enjoy all the trending Penguins news straight from Pittsburgh and from around the league.
26 days from now, the Pittsburgh Penguins will take the ice for their first preseason game on Sept. 19 against the Buffalo Sabres at KeyBank Center. No worries, though, the Pens will hit home ice the following day, Sept. 20, against the Detroit Red Wings
Pittsburgh Penguins Daily:
Big National Event Calender For UPMC Lemieux Sports Complex
The Pittsburgh Penguins’ practice facility, UPMC Lemieux Sports Complex, has recently announced a huge national calendar for the 2017-18. Between youth hockey, the USHL and the return of the NWHL for a regular season game, UPMC is filled with big events. [NHL.com]
Penguins Re-Sign Jean-Sebastien Dea
The Pens have re-signed 23-year-old center Jean-Sebastien Dea. Though the young forward has played just one regular season with the Penguins last season, he’s performed very well in Wilkes-Barre/Scranton. Many thing that Dea will be the newest Pens rookie this season and will replace Matt Cullen’s vacant center role. [Pittsburgh Post-Gazette]
Penguins Fantasy Preview
With hockey season around the corner, that means that fantasy hockey is coming just as fast. For all of our fantasy hockey fans who want the full fantasy review for their Pittsburgh Penguins, we have just the preview here, courtesy of Sportal. [Sportal]
From Around the League:
Are the Oilers Missing Out on Jagr?
Every NHL fan is hoping that Jaromir Jagr will be signed to an NHL team before the season starts. That memo aside, are the Oilers potentially missing out on what Jagr could offer them? After all, he’s a reliable veteran talent and could be a good presence for them. [Oil on Whyte]
Alex Kerfoot Sweepstakes Come to an End
The latest NCAA free agent to sign a contract is Alex Kerfoot who opted to sign with the Colorado Avalanche yesterday. Kerfoot had offers from his hometown team the Vancouver Canucks, the New York Rangers, San Jose Sharks and more. [Mile High Sticking]