Penguins draft picks score in rookie tournament opener |

Penguins draft picks score in rookie tournament opener

Nathan Legare reacts after being selected 74th overall by the Pittsburgh Penguins during the 2019 NHL Draft on June 22, 2019 in Vancouver.

The Pittsburgh Penguins used their first two picks in June’s NHL draft to select goal-scoring wingers from the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League.

It didn’t take long for those players to show what they can do.

First-rounder Samuel Poulin and third-rounder Nathan Legare scored goals as the Penguins opened play in the Buffalo rookie tournament Friday afternoon with a 4-3 loss to the Boston Bruins.

Sam Miletic also scored for the Penguins rookies. Boston’s Anders Bjork scored a power-play goal with 1.9 seconds left to give his team the victory.

The Penguins rookies will face New Jersey at 3:30 p.m. Saturday. The Devils website will provide a video stream.

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