The Pittsburgh Penguins re-assigned five players to the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins of the American Hockey League, it was announced today by executive vice president and general manager Jim Rutherford.
Forwards Jean-Sebastien Dea, Oskar Sundqvist, Kevin Porter and Dominik Simon, and defenseman Derrick Pouliot, were returned to WBS. All five skated in at least one game for the Penguins this weekend, with Dea making his NHL debut in Sunday's season finale against the New York Rangers at Madison Square Garden.
The WBS Penguins have already clinched both first place in the Atlantic Division and the No. 1 overall seed in the Eastern Conference heading into the AHL playoffs.