The Pittsburgh Penguins have activated forward Ryan Poehling from injured reserve, it was announced today by General Manager Ron Hextall.
Poehling, 24, has played in 31 games during his first season as a Penguin. The forward has recorded four goals, four assists, eight points and is a plus-3. He has scored one of the Penguins' four shorthanded goals on the season, and averages 2:16 minutes of shorthanded time on ice per game, which is the fifth-highest on the team.
The Lakeville, Minnesota native has appeared in 116 career NHL games split between Pittsburgh and the Montreal Canadiens, registering 17 goals, 13 assists and 30 points. At the AHL level, Poehling has tallied 44 points (19G-25A) in 71 career AHL games.
The Penguins take on the New Jersey Devils today in a matinee contest at the Prudential Center. Puck drop is set for 2:00 PM ET.