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Sam Lafferty

Born:March 6, 1995Draft:2014 Penguins #113 Overall
Hometown:Hollidaysburg, PAPosition:Center/Left Wing
Known For:Shoots:Right
National Team:United StatesCurrent Team:Pittsburgh Penguins

Sam Lafferty (born March 6, 1995) is an American professional ice hockey forward currently playing for the Pittsburgh Penguins of the National Hockey League (NHL).

Born and raised in Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania, Lafferty attended Hollidaysburg Area High School before a spot opened at Deerfield Academy in Massachusetts. During his time at Deerfield, Lafferty tallied 38 goals and 57 assists for a total of 95 points in 74 games. Following his graduation in 2014, Lafferty was drafted by the Penguins in the 2014 NHL Entry Draft and began his collegiate hockey career with the Brown Bears men’s ice hockey team. Throughout his four seasons at Brown, Lafferty was selected for the All-ECAC Third Team and named to the Second and Third Team All-Ivy League. Lafferty concluded his collegiate career on March 7, 2018, and joined the Penguins organizations.

Sam Lafferty Pittsburgh Penguins
Sam Lafferty, Pittsburgh Penguins (Amy Irvin / The Hockey Writers)

Sam Lafferty Statistics


  • NCAA All-Ivy League Second Team (2018)
  • NCAA (ECAC) Third All-Star Team (2017)
  • NCAA All-Ivy League Second Team (2017)