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Derrick Pouliot Assigned to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton

Pouliot will report to WBS on a conditioning assignment

by Pittsburgh Penguins @Penguins / Media Release

The Pittsburgh Penguins have assigned defenseman Derrick Pouliot to the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins of the American Hockey League on a conditioning assignment, it was announced today by executive vice president and general manager Jim Rutherford. 

Pouliot, who was injured in his only NHL appearance of the season on Oct. 20 versus San Jose, will play three games for WBS this weekend, then he will be re-evaluated by the Penguins' team doctors when he returns.

The WBS Penguins play on Wednesday, Nov. 23 at Hershey before a home-and-home series this Friday-Saturday against Bridgeport, beginning on the road.

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