The Pittsburgh Penguins are one of the most iconic teams in the NHL. The team plays at the top of the Eastern Conference and has won five Stanley Cups since its formation in 1967.
The NHL 2021-22 season marks their 55th year as a franchise, so it is only fitting that they have an amazing lineup to commemorate this milestone. Recently, they have announced their current roster and players lineup for the 2021-22 season.
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Pittsburgh Penguins Current Roster & Lineup (2021-2022)
The Penguins have traded in Filip Hallander and traded away Jared McCann to Toronto Maple Leafs. Additionally, they have acquired seven players and signed six players this season.
Who are on the Pittsburgh Penguins Current Roster for 2021-2022
Let’s take a look at the players on the Pittsburgh Penguins’ current roster and how they will perform in the upcoming games. This roster consists of 27 players, 8 centers, 9 wingers, 9 defensemen, and 2 goaltenders.
Goaltender: Casey DeSmith, Tristan Jarry.
Center: Sidney Crosby (C), Zach Aston-Reese, Evgeni Malkin, Brian Boyle, Teddy Blueger, Sam Lafferty, Dominik Simon.
Right-winger: Jeff Carter, Evan Rodrigues, Kasperi Kapanen, Bryan Rust.
Left-winger: Jake Guentzel, Brock McGinn, Jason Zucker, Danton Heinen, Drew O’Connor.
Defense: Brian Dumoulin, Juuso Riikola, Mike Matheson, Kris Letang, Pierre-Olivier Joseph, Mark Friedman, John Marino, Marcus Pettersson, Chad Ruhwedel.
|12||C||Zach Aston-Reese||27||2017||Staten Island, New York|
|53||C||Teddy Blueger||27||2012||Riga, Latvia|
|11||C||Brian Boyle||36||2021||Hingham, Massachusetts|
|77||C/RW||Jeff Carter||36||2021||London, Ontario|
|87||C||Sidney Crosby (C)||34||2005||Cole Harbour, Nova Scotia|
|1||G||Casey DeSmith||30||2017||Rochester, New Hampshire|
|8||D||Brian Dumoulin||30||2012||Biddeford, Maine|
|52||D||Mark Friedman||25||2021||Toronto, Ontario|
|59||LW||Jake Guentzel||27||2013||Omaha, Nebraska|
|43||LW||Danton Heinen||26||2021||Langley, British Columbia|
|35||G||Tristan Jarry||26||2013||Surrey, British Columbia|
|73||D||Pierre-Olivier Joseph||22||2019||Laval, Quebec|
|42||RW||Kasperi Kapanen||25||2020||Kuopio, Finland|
|18||C||Sam Lafferty||26||2014||Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania|
|58||D||Kris Letang (A)||34||2005||Montreal, Quebec|
|71||C||Evgeni Malkin (A)||35||2004||Magnitogorsk, Soviet Union|
|6||D||John Marino||24||2019||North Easton, Massachusetts|
|5||D||Mike Matheson||27||2020||Pointe-Claire, Quebec|
|23||LW||Brock McGinn||27||2021||Fergus, Ontario|
|10||LW||Drew O’Connor||23||2020||Chatham, New Jersey|
|28||D||Marcus Pettersson||25||2018||Skellefteå, Sweden|
|50||D||Juuso Riikola||27||2018||Joensuu, Finland|
|9||RW||Evan Rodrigues||28||2020||Etobicoke, Ontario|
|2||D||Chad Ruhwedel||31||2016||San Diego, California|
|17||RW||Bryan Rust||29||2010||Pontiac, Michigan|
|49||C||Dominik Simon||27||2021||Prague, Czech Republic|
|16||LW||Jason Zucker||29||2020||Newport Beach, California|
Sidney Crosby is the current captain of the Pittsburgh Penguins’ roster for this season.
Kris Letang & Evgeni Malkin are the alternative captain of the Pittsburgh Penguins’ current roster.
Mike Sullivan is the current head coach of the Pittsburgh Penguins. Previously, he served as a head coach of the Boston Bruins.
This is an overview of the Pittsburgh Penguins’ current roster, players lineup & players list. This will be updated regularly as new players are signed, traded, or released by the team.