Ben Hanowski (Photo by Brace Hemmelgarn)
Ben Hanowski, Pittsburgh's 5th Round pick in the 2009 NHL Draft, and Josh Archibald, who was selected by the Penguins in the 6th Round of the 2011 Draft faced each other in two NCAA games this weekend. Hanowski is a Junior LW at St. Cloud State University and Archibald is a Freshman RW at the University of Nebraska-Omaha. On Saturday (11/26), UNO defeated SCSU 4-3 but Hanowski scored and had two shots, while playing on the Huskies' second line. Archibald, had no points but registered three shots on goal, while playing on the Mavericks' third line. In Sunday's game (11/27), Hanowski played on the top line and scored again, on his only shot on goal. Archibald, once again had no points but ended with two shots on goal. The game ended in a 2-2 tie.
Other Penguins' draft picks who play College Hockey:
D Nick D'Agostino (Cornell, 2008 Draft, 7th Round)
D Alex Velischek (Providence, 2009 Draft, 5th Round)
F Beau Bennett (Denver, 2010 Draft, 1st Round)
F Bryan Rust (Notre Dame, 2010 Draft, 2nd Round)
F Kenny Agostino (Yale, 2010 Draft, 4th Round)
F Scott Wilson (Massachusetts-Lowell, 2011 Draft, 7th Round)
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