PITTSBURGH ASSIGNS 18 TO WILKES-BARRE
The Pittsburgh Penguins have reduced their training camp roster to 27 players, it was announced Sunday by executive vice president and general manager Jim Rutherford.
Pittsburgh assigned 18 players to the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins of the American Hockey League, including forwards Tobias Lindberg, Jimmy Hayes, Adam Johnson, Joseph Cramarossa, Thomas Di Pauli, Teddy Blueger, Sam Miletic, Sam Lafferty, Anthony Angello, Linus Olund, Garrett Wilson and Ryan Haggerty; defensemen Chris Summers, Stefan Elliott, Will O’Neill, Jeff Taylor and Ethan Prow; and goaltender John Muse.
Lindberg, Summers, Muse, Elliott, Hayes, Prow and Wilson all must clear waivers before they can join WBS.
The Penguins also terminated the contract of forward Frederik Tiffels.
Wilkes-Barre/Scranton training camp gets underway on Monday, September 24 at the Toyota SportsPlex.
The Penguins take the ice for their first preseason game when they host the Lehigh Valley Phantoms at Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza on Thursday, Sept. 27 at 7:05 p.m. The Penguins will battle the Hershey Bears in their second home contest of the exhibition schedule on Saturday, Sept. 29 at 7:05 p.m.
Individual tickets for Wilkes-Barre/Scranton home games can be purchased at the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza Box Office, through TicketMaster.com, or by contacting the Penguins’ offices directly at (570) 208-7367.
Season ticket packages for Wilkes-Barre/Scranton’s 20th season, including full season, 22-game, 12-game and Flexbook plans, are available by contacting the Penguins directly at (570) 208-7367.
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