The Pittsburgh Penguins have recalled forward Anthony Angello 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.
Angello, 23, has played in seven games with Pittsburgh this season, including his NHL debut on January 31 against Philadelphia. He recorded his first career NHL goal on February 18 vs. Toronto.
At the AHL level this season, Angello has 25 points (16G-9A) in 48 games with his 16 goals leading all WBS skaters.
In 115 career AHL games, the 6-foot-5, 210-pound Angello has recorded 32 goals, 22 assists and 54 points with a plus-6.
The Albany, NY native was originally drafted in the fifth round (145th overall) of the 2014 NHL Draft by the Penguins.
Wilkes-Barre/Scranton’s next game is Friday, Mar. 6 against the Binghamton Devils at Floyd L. Maines Veterans Memorial Arena. The Penguins’ next home game is Saturday, Mar. 7, when they take on the Bridgeport Sound Tigers. Puck drop between Penguins and Sound Tigers is scheduled for 7:05 p.m. at the 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, Ticketmaster.com, or by contacting the Penguins offices at (570) 208-7367. Season ticket packages for the Penguins’ 2019-20 regular season, including 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.