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The Pittsburgh Penguins have recalled defenseman Zach Trotman on an emergency basis from the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins of the American Hockey League, it was announced today by executive vice president and general manager Jim Rutherford.

Defenseman John Marino has been placed on injured reserve.

Trotman, 29, played in five games with Pittsburgh this season from November 21-December 4, recording a plus-1.

At the AHL level in 2019-20, the 6-foot-3, 217-pound Trotman has notched three goals, eight assists and 11 points in 23 games. Trotman’s three goals rank tied for second among WBS defensemen and his 11 points are the fourth most among WBS defensemen.

A Carmel, Indiana native, Trotman has seen action in 88 NHL games spanning six seasons with both Boston and Pittsburgh, totaling 13 points (3G-10A) and a career plus-3.

Pittsburgh finishes off a home-and-home series with Toronto, tomorrow, Thursday, February 20 with a 7:00 PM puck drop at Scotiabank Arena. The Penguins are looking for points in a sixth-straight game (4-0-1).

Wilkes-Barre/Scranton’s next game is Friday, Feb. 21, against the Hershey Bears. Puck drop between the Penguins and Bears is scheduled for 7:05 p.m.  It’s another EYEWITNESS NEWS FAN FRIDAY, with reduced price lower bowl seats and $2 drafts from 6-7:30pm.  Purchase your tickets by calling 570-208-7367 or online by clicking here.

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 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.