Kasperi Kapanen, the No. 22 overall pick in the NHL draft last month, is slated to be at the Penguins' prospect camp.
By Shelly Anderson / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Winger Kaspari Kapanen, the Penguins' first-round pick in last month's NHL draft, will be among the prospects and rookies at the team's 2014 development camp next week.
Also expected to attend this year's camp -- the first under new general manager Jim Rutherford -- are goaltender and 2013 second-round pick Tristan Jarry, who helped the Edmonton Oil Kings win this year's Memorial Cup junior championship, and top organizational prospect Derrick Pouliot, although the defenseman will not participate in the on-ice portion of camp because he is recovering from offseason shoulder surgery.
A scrimmage July 19 at Consol Energy Center that will mark the end of the camp will be free and open to the public, as will parking. It starts at 3 p.m.
John Hynes, coach of the team's American Hockey League affiliate, Wilkes-Barre/Scranton, and his staff will oversee the on-ice portion of the camp. Hynes was an early coaching candidate with the Penguins before Mike Johnston was hired. Assistant general managers Tom Fitzgerald and Bill Guerin will oversee the off-ice portion of the camp.
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