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Pens Draft History - Bob Errey

by Greg Fernandez / Pittsburgh Penguins

The Pittsburgh Penguins and CONSOL Energy Center will be hosting the 2012 NHL Draft on June 22nd and 23rd. In the days leading up to the draft, will be highlighting some past draft selections throughout Penguins' history.

Bob Errey/Pittsburgh Penguins

1983 - 1st round - 15th overall

Known for his speed and quickness, Bob Errey was selected in the first round (15th overall) by the Penguins in 1983 after posting 100 points (53G-47A) for the Peterborough Petes of the Ontario Hockey League. During his first season, Errey made the team at the young age of 19.

Over his 10-plus seasons in a Penguins’ uniform, the left winger posted 20 goals or more three times, with his best season coming during the 1988-89 campaign, when Errey posted career highs in goals (26), assists (32) and points (58). Errey was also a contributor to the Penguins’ two Stanley Cup championship teams in 1991 and 1992. Errey would score 290 points (141G-149A) in 634 games for the Pens.

Errey is currently the color commentator for the Penguins television broadcasts on ROOT SPORTS Pittsburgh.

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