PITTSBURGH, Pa. - Andrew Blazek (Pittsburgh, Pa. / Topeka Roadrunners) of the Robert Morris University men's ice hockey team earned a spot in the Pittsburgh Penguins' prospect camp which begins this week.
Blazek will skate with some of the Penguins top draft choices and promising prospects culminating with a free scrimmage open to the public Saturday, July 16 at CONSOL Energy Center. The junior saw action in 30 games last season recording seven points for the Colonials with a pair of goals and five assists. The Pittsburgh, Pa. native posted a +2 plus/minus rating in five games with a season high +4 Jan. 28 at Niagara.
Serving as instructors at the camp are Wilkes-Barre/Scranton head coach John Hynes, Wilkes-Barre/Scranton assistant coach Alain Nasreddine, Penguins assistant to the general manager Tom Fitzgerald, Penguins goaltending coach Gilles Meloche, Penguins player development coach Bill Guerin, Penguins strength and conditioning coach Mike Kadar and Wilkes-Barre/Scranton strength and conditioning coach Joe Lorincz.
The first on-ice practice will be held Tuesday, July 12 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at CONSOL Energy Center. All players and coaches will be available to the media inside the Penguins locker room beginning at 1 p.m.
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