Meet Team Western Hockey League for 2018 CIBC Canada Russia Series! Pittsburgh Penguins prospect Justin Almeida of the Moose Jaw Warriors is one of eight players from the East Division on this year’s roster.
Almeida was selected in the fifth round, 129th overall, by the Penguins at the 2018 NHL Draft after recording 98 points (43G-55A) in 72 games during the 2017-18 WHL Regular Season. This season, Almeida has points in all eight of the Warriors’ games, sitting in a tie for seventh in WHL scoring with 16 points (3G-13A).
Overall, the Kitimat, B.C. product has 148 points (59G-89A) in 200 career WHL regular season games. He also has 15 points (8G-7A) in 24 career WHL playoff games.