Penguins Release Protected List For 2021 NHL Expansion Draft

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Sunday morning was the deadline for NHL teams to submit their protected lists for the NHL Expansion Draft. The Penguins have now officially announced who they will protect from the NHL’s 32nd franchise, the Seattle Kraken, from drafting. The Penguins chose to take the option of protecting seven forwards, three defensemen, and one goalie.