Brandon Tanev doesn't have a history of putting up a lot of goals or points, but Mike Sullivan believes he still can make a big contribution.
Dominik Kahun is the first winger to audition for a spot alongside Sidney Crosby and Jake Guentzel, and looks pretty good doing it.
Sidney Crosby doesn't believe that a drop in the Penguins' collective drive was a factor in the disappointing end to their 2018-19 season.
The Penguins' training-camp roster is loaded with players on one-way contracts, but Mike Sullivan insists there are major-league jobs to be had.
The offseason is behind us, and training camp has begun. The next few weeks figure to be pretty interesting, so let's talk about it.
Negotiations went on hold for a while because the Penguins lacked salary-cap space, but they have worked out a deal with Marcus Pettersson.
The Penguins' prospects built an early 4-0 lead, then survived some self-inflicted adversity en route to a 6-4 victory against Buffalo.
Who: Penguins prospects vs. Sabres prospects, When: 3:30 p.m., Where: HarborCenter
Center Sam Lafferty, a Hollidaysburg native, could have a chance to earn some games with the Penguins during the 2019-20 season.
Anthony Angello showed what an effective power forward he can be during the Penguins prospects' 2-1 victory against New Jersey.
Sidney Crosby, Evgeni Malkin and Kris Letang are approaching their mid-30s, but Mike Sullivan believes they still have a lot to give.
Having a lineup loaded with versatile players gives the Penguins a lot of possibilities for constructing their forward units during training camp.
Who: Penguins prospects vs. Devils prospects, When: 3:30 p.m., Where: HarborCenter
Pierre-Olivier Joseph and John Marino played well in their first appearances since the Penguins acquired them in trades this summer.
Who: Penguins prospects vs. Bruins prospects, When: 3:30 p.m., Where: HarborCenter
The Penguins are using Marcus Pettersson's qualifying offer to make him eligible for the P1 visa he needs to enter the United States.
Zach Trotman's playing time in the NHL this season likely will be determined in large part by whether the Penguins' other defensemen can stay healthy.
Prospects tournaments like the one in Buffalo give young players an opportunity to showcase their skills before training camp begins.
Brandon Tanev's physical, high-energy style is precisely what the Penguins were hoping to add via free agency this summer.
Marcus Pettersson still hasn't gotten a new contract from the Penguins, but that apparently won't keep him away when training camp begins.
The Penguins like a lot about Dominik Simon's game, but his inability to convert scoring chances in 2018-19 could cost him his place on the No. 1 line.
September is here, so hockey season is near. Let's talk about the prospects tournament that begins Friday, and the training camp that follows.
Limited salary-cap space is one reason some restricted free agents, including Marcus Pettersson of the Penguins, don't have a contract yet.
Justin Schultz, who reliably produces an average of around one point every other game, will be playing for a contract in 2019-20.
There's no secret about what the Penguins can expect from Bryan Rust: Good two-way play, forechecking and penalty-killing and a goal total in the teens.
Mike Vellucci, the newly appointed coach-GM in Wilkes-Barre, has experience handling those two positions at the same time.