PITTSBURGH RECALLS POULIOT

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The Pittsburgh Penguins have recalled defenseman Derrick Pouliot from his conditioning assignment with the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins, it was announced today by executive vice president and general manager Jim Rutherford.

Pouliot, 22, was injured in his regular season debut with the Pittsburgh Penguins on October 20.  He appeared in three games with Wilkes-Barre/Scranton during his conditioning assignment between November 23-25, going scoreless with six shots.

Pouliot has appeared in 71 regular season games with Wilkes-Barre/Scranton in parts of three seasons (20014-15, 20015-16, 20016-17), recording 47 points (13+34) and 46 penalty minutes.

The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins are on the road this weekend for a two-game set against the St. John’s Ice Caps.  The puck drops on Saturday and Sunday at 2:30pm Eastern Time.

The Penguins return home on Friday, December 9 when they play the Hershey Bears at 7:00pm.  It’s an Eyewitness News Fan Friday, with $14 lower bowl tickets, select draft beers for just $2 from 6-7:30pm, and a post-game autograph session with two Penguins players.

Penguins ticket packages, including 22-game12-game, and 10-voucher flex packs, are available directly through the Penguins offices by calling 570-208-7367.