Update on prospects not playing for Wilkes-Barre or Wheeling
Matt Murray (G – Sault Ste. Marie): Through nine games, he’s 8-1 with a .934 save percentage and goals against of 1.98. He was chosen to play in the Subway Super Series for Team OHL against Russia. Murray was selected by the Penguins in the third round (83rd overall) in the 2012 entry draft.
Tristan Jarry (G – Edmonton Oil Kings): Bit of a rough start for Jarry. He has a record of 8-6 with a .910 save percentage and 2.39 goals against. Tristan was the Pens’ first pick (2nd round – 44th overall) in the 2013 entry draft.
Sean Maguire (G – Boston University): The college season has just gotten underway, and Sean’s seen three games of action. His record is 1-2 with a save percentage of .941 and goals against of 2.03. Boston University is currently ranked 18 in the USCHO rankings. Sean was drafted in the fourth round (113th overall) by the Pens in the 2012 entry draft.
Alexander Pechurskiy (G – Metallurg Magnitogorsk): After playing seasons in the VHL, Alex finally got called up to the KHL. He has yet to see action this season. Alex was selected in the 2008 entry draft (5th round – 150th overall) by the Penguins. He has played one game at the NHL level. Well, half a game at the NHL level.
Derrick Pouliot (D – Portland Winterhawks): Derrick’s gotten off to one of the most impressive starts of the Pens prospects, which isn’t surprising. He’s averaging over a point per game as a defenseman with 3 goals and 12 assists in 12 games. Yeah, he’ll probably be in the NHL next year. Derrick was selected by the Penguins in the first round (8th overall) in the 2012 entry draft. The pick to select him was part of the Jordan Staal to Carolina trade.
Ryan Segalla (D – U of Connecticut): Through three games, Ryan has yet to tally a point. Considering he’s a shutdown defenseman, though, this isn’t a big surprise. Ryan was drafted by the Penguins in the fourth round (119th overall) in the 2013 entry draft.
Dane Birks (D – Merritt Centennials): Through 17 games, Dane has tallied 1 goal and 9 assists with 18 penalty minutes. Dane was drafted by the Pens in the 2013 entry draft, going in the sixth round (164th overall).
Clark Seymour (D – Peterborough Petes): The Petes assistant captain has notched one goal, 7 assists, and 26 penalty minutes through 11 games. Seymour was selected by the Pens in the fifth round (143rd overall) in the 2012 entry draft.
Josh Archibald (F – Nebraska-Omaha): Josh is averaging a point per game, tallying four goals and two assists in just six games. He was drafted by the Penguins in the 6th round (174th overall) in the 2011 entry draft.
Matia Marcanutoni (F – Kitchener Rangers): The Rangers assistant captain has notched four goals and four assists in twelve games played. Matia was taken in the fourth round (92nd overall) by the Penguins in the 2012 entry draft.
Scott Wilson (F – UMass-Lowell): In six games played, Scott has two assists. After making the Frozen Four in 2013, UMass-Lowell currently sits in the 15th spot in the USCHO rankings. Scott was drafted by the Penguins in the 7th round (209th overall) in the 2011 entry draft.
Oskar Sundqvist (F – Skelleftea): Playing in the Swedish Hockey League, Oskar has played 15 games and recorded one goal and one assist. He is a plus 4 on the year. Sundqvist was taken in the 2012 draft by the Penguins in the 3rd round (81st overall).
Jake Guentzel (F – Nebraska-Omaha): The second Pens prospect to be currently playing for Nebraska-Omaha has one goal and two assists in six games. He was taken by the Penguins in the third round (77th overall) in the 2013 entry draft. Penguins forward Jayson Megna also played for the Nebraska-Omaha Mavericks.
Blaine Byron (F – U of Maine): Blaine is averaging a point per game, tallying two goals and three assists in five games played. He was drafted by the Pens in the sixth round (179th overall) in the 2013 entry draft.
Jean-Sebastien Dea (F – Rouyn-Noranda): In just games, JSD already has a team-leading 12 goals. He has also tallied two assists. Dea was undrafted, but signed with the Penguins after an impressive rookie camp.
Troy Josephs (F – Clarkson University): Taken by the Penguins in the 7th round (209th overall) in the 2013 entry draft, Troy has notched one goal in six games with the Golden Knights. Clarkson is currently ranked 17th in the USCHO rankings.
Bryan Rust (F – Notre Dame): Notre Dame’s assitant captain has two assists through six games. The Fighting Irish is ranked second in the USCHO rankings, only behind the Golden Gophers. Rust was selected by the Penguins in the third round (80th overall) in the 2010 entry draft.
Teddy Blueger (F – Minnesota State): Latvia shoutout! Through four games, Blueger has tallied a goal and an assist. Minnesota State is currently ranked 16th in the USCHO rankings. Blueger was selected in the second round (52nd overall) in the 2012 entry draft by the Penguins.