PITTSBURGH ASSIGNS JOHNSON, BLANDISI TO WILKES-BARRE
The Pittsburgh Penguins have re-assigned forwards Joseph Blandisi and Adam Johnsonto the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins of the American Hockey League, it was announced today by executive vice president and general manager Jim Rutherford.
Blandisi, 25, played seven games for Pittsburgh after being called up on October 11, tallying two points (1G-1A) including the game-winning goal against Minnesota on October 12. He is scoreless in one game with Wilkes-Barre/Scranton this season.
Johnson, 25, also appeared in seven games with the NHL club and recorded two points (1G-1A), all in his home state of Minnesota on October 12. Johnson has missed the past two games due to injury. He has two assists in one game with Wilkes-Barre/Scranton this season.
The Penguins hit the road for a pair of games this weekend against the Lehigh Valley Phantoms (Friday at 7:05pm) and the Springfield Thunderbirds (Saturday at 7:05pm).
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 Full Season, 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.