Defenseman who made his NHL debut in 2009 for the Pittsburgh Penguins, after a successful AHL career.On November 16, 2009, he earned his first NHL point, assisting a Jordan Staal goal en route to a 4-3 Penguins victory over the Anaheim Ducks.In 2010 developed a reputation as one of hockey's most feared fighters after sending Colton Orr to the hospital with a knockout.BEFORE FAME
He was selected in the 6th round of the 2000 NHL Draft by the New Jersey Devils, but never played a game for the team.PERSONAL LIFE
He was born and raised in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.FUN FACTS
Hockey player Deryk Engelland were born on Saturday, birthstone is Diamond, the seaon was Spring in the Chinese year of Dog, it is 88 days until Deryk Engelland next birthday.
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