Catching up with Twin Cities native and Penguins F Jake Guentzel
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Pittsburgh Penguins forward and ex-Hill-Murray high school star Jake Guentzel caught up with KSTP Sports after a recent workout.
Guentzel, 25, is one of the best young goal scorers in the NHL.
***Click the video box on this page to watch our chat with the Pittsburgh winger***
Guentzel hurt his shoulder in late December, but with the season pushed back, was able to join Pittsburgh for the bubble in Toronto in August. He had a goal and two assists in Pittsburgh’s opening round loss vs. Montreal.
Guentzel was an All-Star this season, and scored 40-goals a year ago. He’s in the middle of a 5-year, $30M contract.