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Penguins 2011 Development Camp Begins Tuesday at CONSOL Energy Center

Free Scrimmage on July 16 Open to the Public

Sunday, 07.10.2011 / 10:00 AM / News
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Penguins 2011 Development Camp Begins Tuesday at CONSOL Energy Center
The Pittsburgh Penguins 2011 prospect development camp will begin with on-ice practices at CONSOL Energy Center this Tuesday, July 12 and will run through Saturday, July 16.

This year’s camp, which is the first to be held at CONSOL Energy Center, will feature a free scrimmage open to the public on Saturday, July 16 beginning at 3 p.m.

Fans wishing to attend the scrimmage can enjoy free parking available in all CONSOL Energy Center lots. All fans should enter the arena through the Trib Total Media Gate, which will open at 2:30 p.m. Several concession stands, as well as PensGear – the Penguins’ official team store – will be open.

In addition to the on-ice portion of camp, the group of rookies and prospects participating in development camp will take part in medical and fitness testing, workouts, meetings and seminars at CONSOL Energy Center.

Serving as instructors this year are Wilkes-Barre/Scranton head coach John Hynes, WBS assistant coach Alain Nasreddine, Penguins assistant to the general manager Tom Fitzgerald, Penguins goaltending coach Gilles Meloche, Penguins player development coach Bill Guerin, Penguins strength and conditioning coach Mike Kadar and WBS strength and conditioning coach Joe Lorincz.

The first on-ice practice will be held Tuesday, July 12 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at CONSOL Energy Center. All players and coaches will be available to the media inside the Penguins locker room beginning at 1 p.m.

2010-11 PROSPECT DEVELOPMENT CAMP ROSTER

Player # Pos. Shoots HT WT DOB (Age) 2010-11 Club Status How Acquired
DEFENSEMEN
Andrew Blazek 10 D L 6-2 185 08/07/88 (22) Robert Morris (AHA) UFA
Simon Despres 2 D L 6-4 205 07/27/91 (19) Saint John (QMJHL) NHL Rd. 1 (30th overall) 2009 Draft
Nicholas D'Agostino 6 D L 6-1 177 06/24/90 (21) Cornell (ECAC) UDC Rd. 7 (210th overall) 2008 Draft
Alex Grant 9 D R 6-3 185 01/20/89 (22) Wheeling (ECHL) NHL Rd. 4 (118th overall) 2007 Draft
WBS (AHL)
Scott Harrington 8 D L 6-0 200 03/10/93 (18) London (OHL) UDC Rd. 2 (54th overall) 2011 Draft
Reid McNeill 3 D L 6-3 191 04/29/92 (19) London (OHL) UDC Rd. 6 (170th overall) 2010 Draft
Joe Morrow 7 D L 6-0 197 12/09/92 (18) Portland (WHL) UDC Rd. 1 (23rd overall) 2011 Draft
Joe Rogalski 4 D R 6-1 195 11/29/91 (19) Sarnia (OHL) UDC Rd. 6 (152nd overall) 2010 Draft
Philip Samuelsson 5 D L 6-2 198 07/26/91 (19) Boston College (H-E) NHL Rd. 2 (61st overall) 2009 Draft
 
FORWARDS
Josh Archibald 15 RW R 5-9 161 10/06/92 (18) Brainerd (HS) UDC Rd. 6 (174th overall) 2011 Draft
Jessey Astles 27 RW L 6-1 192 06/04/93 (18) Kelowna (WHL) UFA
Beau Bennett 19 RW R 6-1 173 11/27/91 (19) Denver (WCHA) UDC Rd. 1 (20th overall) 2010 Draft
Stefan Fournier 22 RW R 6-2 200 04/30/92 (19) Lewiston (QMJHL) UFA
Brian Gibbons 17 C L 5-8 160 02/26/88 (23) Boston College (H-E) NHL Signed as free agent 4/20/11
Jared Gomes 23 C L 6-1 190 10/20/88 (22) UPEI (AUS) UFA
Tom Kuhnhackl 14 RW L 6-2 172 01/21/92 (19) Windsor (OHL) UDC Rd. 4 (110th overall) 2010 Draft
Nick Petersen 20 RW R 6-2 186 05/27/89 (22) Wheeling (ECHL) NHL Rd. 4 (121st overall) 2009 Draft
WBS (AHL)
Bryan Rust 12 RW R 6-0 191 05/11/92 (19) Notre Dame (CCHA) UDC Rd. 3 (80th overall) 2010 Draft
Zach Sill 11 C L 6-0 200 05/04/88 (23) WBS (AHL) NHL
Eric Tangradi 26 LW L 6-0 221 02/10/89 (22) Pittsburgh (NHL) NHL Trade with Anaheim 2/26/09
WBS (AHL)
Paul Thompson 16 RW R 6-1 205 11/30/88 (22) WBS (AHL) NHL Signed as free agent 3/20/11
New Hampshire (H-E)
Dominik Uher 28 C L 6-0 195 12/31/92 (18) Spokane (WHL) UDC Rd. 5 (144th overall) 2011 Draft
Keven Veilleux 24 RW R 6-5 218 06/27/89 (22) WBS (AHL) NHL Rd. 2 (51st overall) 2007 Draft
Scott Wilson 25 C L 5-10 166 04/24/92 (19) Georgetown (OJHL) UDC Rd. 7 (209th overall) 2011 Draft
Scott Zurevinski 18 F L 6-2 190 06/04/88 (23) Quinnipiac (ECAC) UFA
 
GOALTENDERS
Patrick Kileen 1 G L 6-1 204 04/15/90 (21) WBS (AHL) NHL Rd. 6 (180th overall) 2008 Draft
Wheeling (ECHL)
Maxime Lagace 31 G L 6-2 177 01/12/93 (18) PEI (QMJHL) UFA
Rob Madore 29 G L 5-10 179 05/28/88 (23) Vermont (H-E) UFA


Key:
UDC - Unsigned Draft Choice
UFA - Unrestricted Free Agent
NHL - NHL Contract
AHL - AHL Contract
PTO - Professional Tryout
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