PITTSBURGH ASSIGNS THREE TO WILKES-BARRE/SCRANTON


The Pittsburgh Penguins have re-assigned forwards Josh Archibald and Tom Sestito, and defenseman Cameron Gaunce, to the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins of the American Hockey League, it was announced today by executive vice president and general manager Jim Rutherford.

Gaunce must clear waivers before he can be returned to WBS.

Archibald set career highs in goals (16), assists (13) and points (29) while appearing in 61 games with Wilkes-Barre/Scranton this season.  Sestito led the AHL club with 121 penalty minutes while recording 16 points (6+10) in 33 games.  Gaunce  contributed 13 points (3+10) and was a plus-15 in 49 games with Wilkes-Barre/Scranton.

The Penguins and Bruins begin their best-of-five Atlantic Division Semifinal series this Friday night at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center in Providence, and the teams face off in Game Two in Rhode Island on Sunday afternoon.

The series switches to Wilkes-Barre for Game Three on Thursday, April 27 at 7:05pm.  Individual tickets for Game Three are available at the Mohegan Sun Arena box office, by calling 570-208-7367, or online at TicketMaster.com.

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