Over the years, the Penguins have featured dozens of foreign-born players representing a virtual smorgasbord of nationalities.
Czechs, Finns, Germans (Tom Kuhnhackl), Italians (Nelson Debenedet), Latvians (Peter Skudra), Lithuanians (Darius Kasparaitis), Poles (Nick Harbaruk), Russians, South Koreans (Jim Paek), Slovaks, Swedes and Ukrainians [...]
John Tavaras, is the Mario Lemieux or Sidney Crosby of this years draft. This guy has every team who is no longer in playoff contention trying to pull an “Eddie Johnston” to try and get more lottery balls. How good is he? He just broke the long standing OHL scoring record of 213 goals held by ex-Penguin Peter Lee since 1977.