Rob Scuderi
Rob Scuderi
Penguins - Defenseman
NUMBER: 4
HEIGHT: 6' 1"
WEIGHT: 212
SHOOTS: Left
BIRTHDATE: 12/30/1978
AGE: 35
BIRTHPLACE: Syosset, NY, USA
DRAFTED: PIT: 1998-134 overall
2008-09 Notes
*Notched his third assist of the post-season and first of the Final versus the Red Wings June 9.
*Recorded his first two assists and a plus-3 rating versus the Capitals May 8.
*Leads the team averaging 2:58 minutes of ice time per contest while shorthanded and with 52 blocked shots.
*Led the team with a plus-23 rating and 164 blocked shots during the regular season.

PLAYOFF HIGHS
Points: 2 - May 8 vs. WSH
Shots: 3 - May 11 vs. WSH
Icetime: 26:50 - Apr. 17 vs. PHI
Plus/Minus: +3 - May 8 vs. WSH
Blocked Shots: 5 - Apr. 21 @ PHI
Hits: 3 - (3X) last time, May 31 @ DET

CAREER PLAYOFF HIGHS:
Assists: 2 (1X) 05/08/2009 PIT 5 vs. WSH 3
Points: 2 (1X) 05/08/2009 PIT 5 vs. WSH 3
PIM: 2 (4X) 04/19/2009 PIT 3 at PHI 6
+ / - : 3 (1X) 05/08/2009 PIT 5 vs. WSH 3

CAREER HIGHS MOST RECENT
Goals: 1 (3X) 10/04/08 PIT 4 at OTT 3 ( OT SWEDEN)br>Assists : 2 (1X) 12/11/2008 PIT 9 vs. NYI 2
Points: 2 (2X) 12/11/2008 PIT 9 vs. NYI 2 (0G-2A)br>PIM : 4 (4X) 03/07/2006 PIT 4 vs TB 5

2007-08: Steady stay-at-home defenseman played 71 games and posted a plus-3 rating … Chipped in five assists and ranked fifth on team with 109 blocked shots … Played 200th career game Feb. 2 vs. Carolina … Missed 11 games with broken finger suffered Feb. 26 vs. hometown NY Islanders … Tied for third on team with plus-5 rating in Stanley Cup playoffs, and was fourth with 36 blocked shots … Was plus or even for 16 of 20 playoff games … Recorded first career playoff point with assist in Game 3 of opening round vs. Ottawa.

NHL CAREER: Broke in with Penguins in 2003-04 season … Scored first NHL goal and had first multiple point game March 7, 2004 vs. NY Rangers … Has played 149 games over past two seasons and set career high with 78 games played in 2006-07 … Also set career highs with 10 assists, 11 points in 2006-07 ... Made NHL playoff debut in first-round series vs. Ottawa in 2006-07.

COLLEGE: Played four seasons at BostonCollege from 1997-2001 … Was teammate of Brooks Orpik at BC, and part of NCAA championship team in 2000-01 … Finished collegiate career as school’s all-time leader in games played (168) … Career scoring totals of 70 points (7+63) … Named to NCAA Championship all-tournament team in 2001.