December 31, 2022 Nick Hart
Kalmikov on the ice.

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. – The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins announced today that they have reassigned forward Brooklyn Kalmikov to their ECHL affiliate, the Wheeling Nailers.

A first-year pro, Kalmikov ranks fourth on the Nailers with 16 points (6G-10A). His 10 assists and 63 shots on goal lead team rookies. He has not appeared in any games for the Penguins yet this season.

Kalmikov, 21, signed with Wilkes-Barre/Scranton as an undrafted free agent after a five-year career in the Québec Major Junior Hockey League. In 2021-22, he posted junior career-highs across the board with 38 goals, 38 assists and 76 points in 67 games played.

The Terrebonne, Québec native lifted the Presidents’ Trophy as QMJHL Champion with the Victoriaville Tigres in 2021. In 273 career QMJHL games played with the Tigres, Moncton Wildcats and Cape Breton Eagles, Kalmikov produced 108 goals and 104 assists for 212 points.

Wilkes-Barre/Scranton’s next game is tonight, Saturday, Dec. 31, a New Year’s Eve clash with the Lehigh Valley Phantoms at PPL Center. Game time for the Penguins and Phantoms is scheduled for 7:05 p.m. The Penguins’ first game of 2023 is back on home ice, Wednesday, Jan. 4, against the Charlotte Checkers. Puck drop between the Penguins and Checkers is slated for 7:05 p.m. at Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza.

Individual game tickets for Penguins home games as well as season-ticket packages for the 2022-23 season are on sale now. Full-Season, 22-game, 12-game, Flexbook and Premium Seating plans are available by reaching out to the Penguins directly at (570) 208-7367.

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