The Pittsburgh Penguins have recalled forward Andrew Agozzino from the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins of the American Hockey League, it was announced today by executive vice president and general manager Jim Rutherford.
Forward Thomas Di Pauli has been re-assigned to WBS after playing in two games for Pittsburgh including his NHL debut on January 4 at Montreal.
Agozzino, 29, was recently named to the 2020 AHL All-Star Classic as he leads WBS in points (31) and is tied for the team lead in goals (14) and assists (17) after 35 games played.
Earlier this season, the Kleinburg, Ontario native was called up by Pittsburgh and played in the Penguins’ 2-1 victory over Anaheim on October 10.
In 22 NHL games split between Colorado and Pittsburgh, the 5-foot-10, 187-pound Agozzino has recorded one goal, four assists and five points.
At the AHL level, Agozzino has tallied 383 points (160G-223A) in 502 games with WBS, Colorado, San Antonio, Chicago, Lake Erie, and Peoria.
Pittsburgh begins a west coast three-game road trip on Tuesday, January 7 against the Vegas Golden Knights. Puck drop is set for 10:00 PM ET.
Wilkes-Barre/Scranton’s next game is Wednesday, Jan. 8, against the Charlotte Checkers. Puck drop between the Penguins and Checkers 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, 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 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.