Pens Labyrinth Daily: Kris-Letang has finally been cleared for contact, training camp is right around the corner, some realistic trade options for the third line and more!
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5 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.
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Letang Cleared For Camp
Penguins fans, rejoice. Penguins d-man Kris Letang has finally been cleared for contact as we approach training camp in the next few days. Letang is a very important member of the Penguins’ winning system and many have been anxiously awaiting a date for his return. Now, we can look forward to seeing Letang back on the ice for camp. [ESPN]
Penguins’ Training Camp Schedule
Finally, training camp is here. The only thing more exciting than Letang rejoining the team at training camp is the fact that camp is finally here. Pittsburgh is ready to kick off the season with training camp in just a few days and we couldn’t be more excited. The Penguins are hitting the ice again for the preseason in anticipation of another winning season. [NHL.com]
The Results of the Penguins’ Prospect Challenge
The Pittsburgh Penguins recently closed up on their prospect challenge. The Pens put some of their best prospects on display during the challenge and walked away with the best challenge performance. Some things were easy to learn by watching the tournament. First, prospects Daniel Sprong and Zach Aston-Reese are very good. Teddy Blueger had a great season and the Pens’ prospects looked strong and promising. [PensBurgh]
Realistic Trade Options For the Third Line
The Penguins haven’t been rushing to fill their center hole on the third line but they might be facing a time crunch to get the job done. The team shouldn’t be too worried because there are some realistic trade options to fill the hole, like Ryan Spooner for example. While the Pens might not be in a rush, it would be a good idea for them to get familiar with their options. [Pens Labyrinth]