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Pittsburgh Penguins Eastern Conference Metropolitan Division
 
Nick Bjugstad • #27 • C
3 pts in last 3 GP
Status:On roster
Ht/Wt:6'6", 218 lbs.
Born:Jul 17, 1992 (26 yrs) in Minneapolis, MN
Experience:6 years
Drafted:Drafted by Florida in 2010 (1/19).
Acquired:Acquired in a trade with Florida in 2019.
Shoots:R
2018-19 Season Stats
GP G A Pts +/- PIM PPG SHG GWG TOI S PtsPG
YTD 42 7 10 17 0 22 2 0 2 14:46 85 0.40
On Pace 64 11 15 26 0 34 3 0 3 14:46 130 0.41
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Scouting Report
Has a mammoth frame (6-6) for the center position, plus he can also play right wing. Displays good goal-scoring instincts and a quick trigger. Knows where to position himself to score goals in the NHL. Needs to improve his all-around consistency, since he has a tendency to disappear for lengthy stretches. Could stand to improve his passing ability for the highest level. Staying healthy has been difficult for him.
Long Range Potential: Big, talented but inconsistent scoring forward.
Career Honors & Awards
League Honor Description
WCHA First All-Star Team 2011-12
NCAA West Second All-American Team 2011-12
WCHA Third All-Star Team 2012-13
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