The Pittsburgh Penguins have reduced their roster by six players, it was announced today by executive vice president and general manager Jim Rutherford.
Forwards Bryan Rust and Jean-Sebastien Dea and defenseman Derrick Pouliot have been assigned to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton of the American Hockey League (AHL).
Forward Kevin Porter and defenseman David Warsofsky have been placed on waivers. They will both be assigned to WBS provided they clear waivers on Sunday at noon.
Veteran defenseman Sergei Gonchar has been released from his professional tryout contract.
The moves leave the Penguins with 25 players on their roster, including injured forwards Eric Fehr and Tom Kuhnhackl.
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