The Pittsburgh Penguins have recalled forward Sam Lafferty 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.
In 46 games with Pittsburgh this season, Lafferty, 24, has six goals, seven assists and 13 points including two points (1G-1A) in his past five games. The Hollidaysburg, PA native’s latest goal came in the Penguins’ win over Detroit on February 16.
The 6-foot-1, 195-pound Lafferty has only seen action in six games this season at the AHL level where he has notched three goals.
Over the course of three seasons with WBS, Lafferty has recorded 17 goals, 38 assists and 55 points in 85 games.
Wilkes-Barre/Scranton’s next home game is Wednesday Feb. 26, against the Providence Bruins. Puck drop between the Penguins and the Bruins 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.