In the latest edition of The Scoop podcast, Sam Kasan and Michelle Crechiolo sit down with rookie forward Sam Lafferty - who grew up a Penguins fan in Hollidaysburg, Pa., just two hours east of Pittsburgh. They talk to him about what it's like to play for his hometown team and much more.
- How he first got started in the sport
- Traveling around the Pittsburgh area to play youth hockey
- Watching Penguins games at Mellon Arena as a kid
- Looking back on some of his NHL firsts
- Being teammates with his idol Sidney Crosby
- Reliving the Sid Lottery and his own draft day
- How it's been adjusting to life as a pro hockey player
- His close bond with fellow rookie John Marino
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