PITTSBURGH ASSIGNS ALMEIDA, DROZG
The Pittsburgh Penguins have assigned forwards Justin Almeida and Jan Drozg have been assigned to the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins’ training camp, it was announced today by general manager Ron Hextall. Both players suited up in last night’s preseason tilt with the Columbus Blue Jackets.
Almeida and Drozg join Sam Houde, Chris Bigras, Chris Merisier-Ortiz, Josh Maniscalco, Alex D’Orio and Tommy Nappier, who were previously assigned to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton.
An updated Pittsburgh training camp roster is available here.
Wilkes-Barre/Scranton will open training camp this coming weekend. A training camp roster will be released in the near future.
The Pittsburgh Penguins return to action on Friday, October 1 as they travel to Buffalo to take on the Sabres. Puck drop is set for 7:00 PM. Friday’s game can be heard on the Penguins’ official flagship radio station, 105.9 ‘The X’.
Wilkes-Barre/Scranton begins preseason action on Wednesday, October 6, when the Penguins host the Lehigh Valley Phantoms at 7:05pm.
The 2021-22 American Hockey League regular season gets underway for the Pens on Saturday, October 16, when they host the Phantoms at 6:05pm.
Season tickets for the upcoming 2021-22 season are already on sale now. Full-Season, 22-game, 12-game, Flexbookand Premium Seating plans are available by reaching out to the Penguins directly at (570) 208-7367.