Monday, September 8, 2008

Stone and Goligoski Ready to Play in NHL

The has an article featuring Ryan Stone and Alex Goligoski being ready to prove themselves at the upcoming Penguins prospects and training camps.

Stone and Goligoski represent both sides of the AHL / NHL spectrum. Stone has taken the regular route by playing in the AHL and gradually learning and growing into NHL-calibur player while Goligoski took a fast-track establishing himself as a offensive defenseman and playing 30-minute games for Wilkes-Barre / Scranton last season; it also doesn't hurt that the Penguins have a spot to fill that was left by Ryan Whitney after undergoing foot surgery back in August.

[Dan] Bylsma said losing players like Stone and Goligoski to the parent club is a good thing because it shows the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton organization is doing a good job.

“When a guy gets called up, we take a lot of pride in it,” Bylsma said. “You feel ownership in helping these guys realize their dream.”
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