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Penguins Podcast: The Scoop with Sam Lafferty

by Pittsburgh Penguins @penguins / Penguins Podcast

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.

Highlights include:

  • 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

All episodes of The Scoop are available on SoundCloud, iTunes, and Google Play.

For more information on Penguins Podcasts, visit our podcast page.

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