Welcome to our series on who wore each number best for the Penguins. The idea is being openly borrowed from our new hockey writer, Cody Tucker, and his project at the Lansing State Journal covering...
If you could go back in time and re-do the 2013 NHL Draft, there's just no way that Guentzel would fall to the third round, 77th overall.
Only one player has worn the No. 58 in the 51-year history of the Penguins. But even if dozens had donned the digits, it's hard to see how any of...
Shawn Heins wasn't a star, but his reason for wearing No. 57 gives him the win.
It was one season and nothing more, but his surreal skill level, patience, poise and -- on those maddeningly rare occasions he'd use it -- his shot made it memorable.
Suffice it to say this was the hardest of all the selections in this series. Harder even than No. 11 between Darius Kasparaitis and Jordan Staal.
Alexandre Picard is the first and only player to wear No. 54 for the Penguins, and he did so for 17 games in the 2011-12 season.
Only one player has worn No. 52 for the Penguins.
I know, I know. I know. Derrick Pouliot? I know.
Martin Brochu wore No. 50 for all of 32 minutes.
Mario Lemieux. Jake Guentzel. Brian Gibbons. What do these players all have in common?
Tyler Kennedy was a Penguin for six years, and played a big role in some memorable moments for the organization.
Simon Despres never quite lived up to expectations, but he's the best to ever wear No. 47.
Under 10 percent of players drafted in the 7th round ever play 100 games in the NHL. Vitale played double that and then some, most of which were in a...
Arron Asham came to the Penguins from the Flyers, but it didn't take fans long to warm up to the gritty veteran.
Welcome to our series on who wore each number best for the Penguins. The idea is being openly borrowed from our new hockey writer, Cody Tucker, and his project at...
A strong skater with good offensive instincts, Conor Sheary was a key contributor on two Stanley Cup-winning teams.
We went with the hometown kid. Dylan Reese. The 11th Western Pennsylvania native to reach the NHL, and the fourth to play for Pittsburgh.