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The Pittsburgh Penguins have re-assigned defenseman Zach Trotman to the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins of the American Hockey League, it was announced today by executive vice president and general manager Jim Rutherford.

Defenseman Justin Schultz has been activated from injured reserve after missing the last seven games with a lower-body injury. Schultz has recorded eight points (2G-6A) in 21 games this season.

Trotman, 29, has appeared in five games for Pittsburgh this season, recording a plus-1, after making his season debut on November 21 against the New York Islanders.

The 6-foot-3, 217-pound Trotman has tallied 13 points (3G-10A) in 88 career NHL games.

In eight games with WBS this season, the Carmel, Indiana native has notched five points (2G-3A) and a plus-3. He missed this first month of the season recovering from sports hernia surgery.

Wilkes-Barre/Scranton’s next game is Friday, Dec. 6 against the Texas Stars. The first ever meeting between the Penguins and Stars is also an Eyewitness News Fan Friday, with lower-bowl seating available for $15 and select draught beers on sale from 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. Puck drop between the Penguins and Stars is scheduled for 7:05 p.m. at Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza.

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, online, 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 brand new 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.

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