Penguins' Kyle Dubas Provides Update Regarding Plans for Roster

While speaking with reporters, Pittsburgh Penguins president and general manager Kyle Dubas said that the club will not "be afraid to use waivers to get flexibility." He also said "we need to continue to have competition. Right now we have room for 22 on opening night."

Dubas' transparency shows that he will likely use waivers to become cap compliant before the start of the 2022-23 season. That ultimately makes sense, as they have several forwards fighting for spots in their bottom six and multiple defensemen who are candidates for bottom-pairing minutes. 

This is not a bad problem to have, as the Penguins' depth is looking solid, as they have multiple players who are worthy of NHL spots. Now, it is going to be interesting to see who will end up earning them before we begin the season.

Some players to watch include during camp include Ty Smith, Chad Ruhdewel, Rem Pitlick, Matt Nieto, and Alexander Nylander.

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