Twelve hours after addressing the toughness void on their NHL roster, the Penguins went about replenishing their prospect pipeline at the draft. Penguins general manager Jim Rutherford and his scouting team started by choosing a pair of defensemen, a position he said was a priority.

The Penguins used their second-round choice, acquired from St. Louis in a swap of picks in the Ryan Reaves trade the night before, to select defenseman Zachary Lauzon from Rouyn-Noranda of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League 51st overall.

Next up in the third round, 93rd overall, was blue liner Clayton Phillips from Fargo of the United States Hockey League..........

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