Pittsburgh Penguins Finalize 23-Man Roster

The Pens start their season at PPG Paints arena this Thursday

Rachel Kalas
October 01, 2019 - 5:56 pm
Pittsburgh Penguins center Sidney Crosby (87) and center Evgeni Malkin (71) and defenseman Kris Letang

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PITTSBURGH (93.7 The Fan) -- The Pittsburgh Penguins announced Tuesday that the team has finalized their 23-man roster.

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The current roster includes:

 13 forwards:

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Zach Aston-Reese
Nick Bjugstad
Teddy Blueger
Sidney Crosby
Alex Galchenyuk
Jake Guentzel
Patric Hornqvist
Dominik Kahun
Evgeni Malkin
Jared McCann
Bryan Rust
Dominik Simon
Brandon Tanev

8 defensemen:
Brian Dumoulin
Erik Gudbranson
Jack Johnson
Kris Letang
Marcus Pettersson
Juuso Riikola
Chad Ruhwedel
Justin Schultz

2 goaltenders:
Tristan Jarry
Matt Murray

Twenty of the 23 players skated for the Pens last year, with captain Sidney Crosby beginning his 15th season with the team, alternate captains Evgeni Malkin entering his 14th year in Pittsburgh, and Kris Letang in his 13th year with the team.

The Pens start their season at PPG Paints arena this Thursday, October 3rd against the Buffalo Sabres,

 

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