Mike Bales is in his second season as goaltender development coach.
In his role, Bales, 40, is responsible for working with and assisting in the development of goalie prospects and players throughout the Penguins organization. Bales will also assist in the evaluation and scouting of amateur goaltenders.
Bales, who hails from Prince Albert, Saskatchewan, spent 18 seasons playing professionally from 1992-2010, including stints in the National Hockey League with Boston and Ottawa. Bales also saw action in the American Hockey League, the now-defunct International Hockey League, Germany, Sweden and Northern Ireland.
Bales appeared in 23 NHL games between 1992-97 after being drafted by Boston in the fifth round (105th overall) of the 1990 NHL Draft.
Prior to turning pro, Bales played three collegiate seasons with Ohio State University of the Central Collegiate Hockey Association from 1989-92.