The Pittsburgh Penguins have recalled defenseman Zach Trotman from the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins of the American Hockey League, it was announced Thursday morning by executive vice president and general manager Jim Rutherford.
Trotman, 29, has skated in eight games for WBS this season where he has tallied five points (2G-3A) and a plus-3.
A 6-foot-3, 217-pound native of Carmel, Indiana, Trotman played in 13 games for Pittsburgh in 2018-19, recording an assist.
Between Pittsburgh and the Boston Bruins, Trotman has totaled 13 points (3G-10A) in 83 career NHL games and a plus-2.
At the AHL level split with the Providence Bruins, Ontario Reign, and WBS, Trotman has played in 240 games, accumulating 85 points (23G-62A).
Pittsburgh completes a home-and-home series with the New York Islanders tonight at 7:00 PM at the Barclays Center. On Friday, November 22 at 7:00 PM, the Penguins host the New Jersey Devils at PPG Paints Arena.
Wilkes-Barre/Scranton’s next game is Friday, Nov. 22, as the team travels back to MassMutual Center for another meeting with the Springfield Thunderbirds. The Penguins next home game is Saturday, Nov. 23 against the Charlotte Checkers. Puck drop between the Penguins and Checkers is scheduled for 7:05 p.m.
Individual tickets to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton home games are on sale now and can be purchased at the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza box office, Ticketmaster.com, or by contacting the Penguins offices at (570) 208-7367. Season ticket packages for the Penguins’ 2019-20 regular season, including 22-game, 12-game, Flexbook and Premium Seating plans, are available by reaching out to the Penguins directly at (570) 208-7367.
Fans can also keep up with the Penguins through the AHL’s state-of-the-art, high-definition streaming service, AHLTV. Subscriptions for AHLTV are available now. Fans can visit theahl.com/AHLTV now to register for a free AHLTV account and purchase 2019-20 subscriptions.