The rookies have landed in Wilkes-Barre, and it looks like one of the best classes to come through town in quite some time.

If you’re headed to Pens Fest this evening at Coal Street, you can expect to see defensemen Joe Morrow, Brian Dumoulin and Reid McNeill and forwards Beau Bennett, Tom Kuhnhackl, Dominik Uher, Adam Payerl and Jayson Megna signing autographs and meeting fans.

Those eight were on the ice for a session with power skating instructor Marianne Watkins and strength and conditioning coach Joe Lorincz this afternoon. Keven Veilleux skated too, continuing his rehab from knee surgery. Trucksville native Dave Shultz, who played at SUNY-Morrisville, was on the ice as well.

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