Pittsburgh Penguins Re-Sign Promising Forward

While the Pittsburgh Penguins don't have a general manager or president of hockey operations, the show must go on. The team likely turned to head coach Mike Sullivan for this one, as the Pens announced they have re-signed forward Alex Nylander to a one-year contract extension.

The 25-year-old Nylander appeared in nine regular season games for the Penguins, recording two points. He'd go on to record 50 points in 55 AHL games this season.

Nylander was a former eighth overall selection of the Buffalo Sabres in 2016 and is the younger brother of William Nylander of the Toronto Maple Leafs. The Penguins are going to look much different in 2023-24 and expect to see the youngest Nylander get a bigger role.

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