PITTSBURGH TO MAKE FOUR PICKS IN 2020 NHL DRAFT
The Pittsburgh Penguins will have four selections in this year’s NHL Draft, held virtually on October 6-7.
The Penguins will make selections in the third (77th overall), fourth (108th overall), fifth (139th overall) and sixth (170th overall) rounds.
Round 1 of the draft will begin on Tuesday, October 6 at 7:00PM ET and be broadcast on NBC Sports Network. Rounds 2-7 will take place the following day, Wednesday October 7 at 11:30AM ET and be broadcast on NHL Network.
Below is a breakdown of each of Pittsburgh’s picks:
Penguins’ 2020 NHL Draft Picks
Round 3 Pick #77
Round 4 Pick #108
Round 5 Pick #139
Round 6 Pick #170
The Penguins do not have a selection in the first, second or seventh rounds after multiple trades:
- Pittsburgh’s 2020 first round pick (15th overall) was sent to Toronto on Aug. 25, 2020 along with Evan Rodrigues, David Warsofsky and Filip Hallander in exchange for Kasperi Kapanen, Pontus Aberg and Jesper Lindgren.
- The Penguins’ second round pick (46th overall) was traded to Vegas on June 21, 2017 in exchange for expansion draft considerations. Chicago currently owns this pick after a three-team trade on Feb. 24, 2020 with Vegas and Toronto.
- The team’s seventh round pick (201st overall) was sent to San Jose during last year’s draft on June 22, 2019 in exchange for their 2019 seventh round pick (211st overall), which was used to select Santeri Airola.