Nailers forward Brandon Hawkins scored a sick lacrosse-style goal in the Nailers' Tuesday morning win over the Cincinnati Cyclones.
"The only way you can get another opportunity is by playing well, so you can't really be focused on what is going on around you."
The last time I spoke with Penguins forward prospect Jan Drozg, he wasn't too happy with his play. Things changed pretty quickly, though.
It's only November, but Samuel Poulin may just have the goal of the year already in the QMJHL.
The Penguins have two prospects who are more borderline Liiga players -- 2019 seventh-round pick Santeri Airola and 2017 sixth-round pick Antti Palojarvi.
The current longest-tenured active Nailers player is the speedy center Cam Brown, back for his third season with the team.
At the end of Penguins' training camp, Mike Sullivan meets with each of the prospects before they get sent down.
Penguins prospects Samuel Poulin and Nathan Legare played for Team QMJHL in its games this week.
Penguins goaltending prospect Alex D'Orio is settling in and looking strong in the first month of his first season of professional hockey.
Jordy Bellerive waited a little longer than he would have liked for his first professional point.
Forward Kasper Bjorkqvist is expected to be out for six months after undergoing knee surgery earlier this week
The Penguins, faced with a combo crunch of an overflow roster and only one forward who could be demoted without clearing waivers, reassigned Lafferty to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton of the AHL.
The Penguins appear to have found some gems in the seventh round in recent years.
Forward prospect Myles Powell sees a path to the next step in the Penguins organization.
Penguins forward prospect Valtteri Puustinen scored a ridiculous between-the-legs goal in Finland on Tuesday.
"It was pretty surreal," Justin Almeida said of his first pro goal. "I wanted to get it out of the way pretty quick, and it's nice to do it that...
The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins signed defenseman Reid McNeill to a professional tryout contract, the team announced on Friday.
Prospect Watch is a weekly feature checking in on the Penguins' prospects playing in juniors, college, or Europe.