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Pittsburgh Penguins prospect Joel Blomqvist playing in goal for the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins.
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Penguins Goalie Joel Blomqvist named to all-rookie team

Published April 17, 2024 at 3:25 PM

This afternoon Pittsburgh Penguins prospect goalie Joel Blomqvist was given a prestigious honor. The AHL announced that Joel Blomqvist was selected as a member of one of their All-Rookie teams.

The announcement of Joel Blomqvist's major accomplishment comes directly from the Penguins AHL team the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins.

Congratulations to Joel Blomqvist for being named to the 2023-24 AHL All-Rookie Team!

Joel Blomqvist joins a list of several other young prospects with bright futures. What makes him unique is that Joel Blomqvist is just one of three players not selected in the first round of the NHL Draft on this year's All-Rookie team.

The kids are alright. Introducing the 2023-24 AHL All-Rookie Team🗣️

G: Joel Blomqvist
D: @brandtclarke55
D: @loganmailloux_
F: @JTDoaner19
F: Brad Lambert
F: @LoganStankoven

With his success in the AHL this year Joel Blomqvist earned his first NHL call-up earlier this month to be the backup for a game. With a good playoff run the Penguins could give Joel Blomqvist a shot at being a full time NHL goalie next season.
April 17   |   176 answers
Penguins Goalie Joel Blomqvist named to all-rookie team

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