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Pens Points: Draft Position Locked

The Penguins know where they will be drafting, another prospect has signed a contract, and Pens fans are still watching hockey. All that and more in today’s Pens Points!

2018 NHL Draft - Rounds 2-7 Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images

Here are your Pens Points for this Friday morning...

The Penguins’ position for the 2019 NHL Draft has been set. They will begin their draft selection at pick number 21. [Pensburgh]

The Pens have not played a game of hockey in almost a month. But that has not stopped the Pittsburgh faithful from still tuning in to watch playoff shooty-puck. [Trib Live]

The team has announced the signing of defensive prospect Niclas Almari to a three-year contract. [Post-Gazette]

News and notes from around the NHL...

With youth on their side, it does not look like the Colorado Avalanche are going anywhere. And that is a scary thing for the rest of the league to deal with. [Mile High Hockey]

Montreal Canadiens prospect Nick Suzuki is dominating in the OHL playoffs. [The Hockey News]

A newly-launched web portal from the Seattle NHL group now lets fans weigh in on the team’s name, uniform colors and even their goal celebration sounds. [The Seattle Times]