The Pittsburgh Penguins have re-assigned forward Joseph Blandisi to 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 in 21 games for Pittsburgh at various different points this season, registering two goals, three assists and five points. His latest goal came in the Penguins’ win on December 20 at Edmonton.
The Markham, Ontario native passed the 100 career NHL games played mark on January 4 in Montreal and has totaled 31 points (10G-21A) in 101 games split between Pittsburgh, Anaheim, and New Jersey.
This year at the AHL level with WBS, Blandisi has three goals, four assists, and seven points in 13 games.
Wilkes-Barre/Scranton’s next game is Wednesday, Jan. 15 against the Texas Stars at H-E-B Center at Cedar Park. The Penguins’ next home game is Friday, Jan. 31 against the Lehigh Valley Phantoms. Puck drop between the Penguins and Phantoms 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.