Originally posted on PensInitiative  |  Last updated 9/20/13

LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 25: Beau Bennett, drafted 20th overall of the Pittsburgh Penguins, poses for a portrait during the 2010 NHL Entry Draft at Staples Center on June 25, 2010 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)
Getting to know Beau February 15th 2013. Seems like yesterday right?   The game was against the Winnipeg Jets, and finally it seemed as though Penguins fans were going to get their first taste of the phenom from California that we had been hearing so much about. Standing at a modest 6'2, and looking every bit of 180 lbs, Beau Bennett looked like the kid that you just let cross the street picking your son up from school. It did not take long however, to realize that there was nothing "elementary" about his game. Beau was here to stay. It just took a little bit of time for us to figure out in what capacity he was going to fit in to the vaunted "system" we have grown to both love and shake our heads at. Now, as we move into the waning moments of the preseason, we have a little bit of a clearer idea. Beau is looking like our newest top six winger. Go ahead, read the rest »
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