Penguins draft picks score in rookie tournament opener | TribLIVE.com
Penguins/NHL

Penguins draft picks score in rookie tournament opener

1641816_web1_gtr-legare-062319
Getty
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.

Categories: Sports | Penguins
TribLIVE commenting policy

You are solely responsible for your comments and by using TribLive.com you agree to our Terms of Service.

We moderate comments. Our goal is to provide substantive commentary for a general readership. By screening submissions, we provide a space where readers can share intelligent and informed commentary that enhances the quality of our news and information.

While most comments will be posted if they are on-topic and not abusive, moderating decisions are subjective. We will make them as carefully and consistently as we can. Because of the volume of reader comments, we cannot review individual moderation decisions with readers.

We value thoughtful comments representing a range of views that make their point quickly and politely. We make an effort to protect discussions from repeated comments either by the same reader or different readers

We follow the same standards for taste as the daily newspaper. A few things we won't tolerate: personal attacks, obscenity, vulgarity, profanity (including expletives and letters followed by dashes), commercial promotion, impersonations, incoherence, proselytizing and SHOUTING. Don't include URLs to Web sites.

We do not edit comments. They are either approved or deleted. We reserve the right to edit a comment that is quoted or excerpted in an article. In this case, we may fix spelling and punctuation.

We welcome strong opinions and criticism of our work, but we don't want comments to become bogged down with discussions of our policies and we will moderate accordingly.

We appreciate it when readers and people quoted in articles or blog posts point out errors of fact or emphasis and will investigate all assertions. But these suggestions should be sent via e-mail. To avoid distracting other readers, we won't publish comments that suggest a correction. Instead, corrections will be made in a blog post or in an article.