By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — While the Penguins may not have come away with victory on the road in New York on Saturday night, there was still one positive thing to highlight.READ MORE: Trump-Backed Candidate Bob Paduchik Tapped To Head Ohio Republican Party
As rookie defenseman Pierre-Olivier Joseph’s continues to excel in his debut season, Saturday’s game against the Islanders brought a memorable moment — his first NHL goal.
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LET'S HEAR IT FOR P.O JOSEPH ON HIS FIRST NHL GOAL! pic.twitter.com/wHd7y6Y1FZ
— Pittsburgh Penguins (@penguins) February 7, 2021
Joseph has now scored five points in his first seven games in the National Hockey League.
Jake Guentzel said Joseph has been “excellent” and “fun to watch.”
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Joseph on his first NHL goal: "It would have been better with the two points at the end of the game. Jake saw me in a good position out there. We played fast and good things happen when we do the right things." https://t.co/aBOQRS4sti
— Pens Inside Scoop (@PensInsideScoop) February 7, 2021
The Penguins will now have a few days off following schedule changes due to COVID issues among the New Jersey Devils and will take the ice next on Thursday, again facing the New York Islanders.