The Pittsburgh Penguins announced today via Twitter that they will serve as host to the 2012 NHL Entry Draft in June.
“It’s official. The #Pens will be hosting the 2012 #NHL Draft,” the tweet said.
This will mark the first time since 1997 that the Penguins have played host to the NHL Entry Draft. The 2011 version was held in St. Paul Minnesota. The 2012 edition of the NHL Entry Draft will be the 50th such event the NHL has held.