Pittsburgh Penguins Finalize 23-Man Roster

Pittsburgh Penguins center Sidney Crosby (87) and center Evgeni Malkin (71) and defenseman Kris Letang
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By 93.7 The Fan

PITTSBURGH (93.7 The Fan) -- The Pittsburgh Penguins announced Tuesday that the team has finalized their 23-man roster.

The current roster includes:

 13 forwards:

Zach Aston-ReeseNick BjugstadTeddy BluegerSidney CrosbyAlex GalchenyukJake GuentzelPatric HornqvistDominik KahunEvgeni MalkinJared McCannBryan RustDominik SimonBrandon Tanev

8 defensemen:Brian DumoulinErik GudbransonJack JohnsonKris LetangMarcus PetterssonJuuso RiikolaChad RuhwedelJustin Schultz
2 goaltenders:Tristan JarryMatt Murray

Twenty of the 23 players skated for the Pens last year, with captain Sidney Crosby beginning his 15th season with the team, alternate captains Evgeni Malkin entering his 14th year in Pittsburgh, and Kris Letang in his 13th year with the team.

The Pens start their season at PPG Paints arena this Thursday, October 3rd against the Buffalo Sabres,


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