Because the Penguins had made a few previous trades (four since 2009), they only had five picks instead of seven in this year's entry draft.
They gave up their third- and fourth-round picks (and had given up their seventh after getting Alexei Kovalev from Ottawa the second half of this past season, but also acquired a seventh at the 2010 draft by giving their seventh round pick that year to San Jose).
The third-round draft pick was given up to Philadelphia at last year's draft (2010) in exchange for negotiating rights to Dan Hamhuis who ultimately signed with Vancouver instead of Pittsburgh. Pittsburgh's fourth-round draft pick was given up back in January 2009 to Edmonton (along with goalie Dany Sabourin and forward Ryan Stone) in exchange for goalie Mathieu Garon. So Pittsburgh was left with picks in the first, second, fifth, sixth, and seventh rounds and here are the results:
Crosby and Malkin share benchmark game (Saturday, October 18, 2008)
Crosby: 100th Goal, 200th Assist, 300th Point Malkin: 200th Point (on Crosby's 100th Goal)
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