The Pittsburgh Penguins have re-assigned forwards Nick Johnson and Mark Letestu to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton of the American Hockey League, it was announced by executive vice president and general manager Ray Shero.
Johnson has appeared in six games with Pittsburgh this season, posting two points (1G-1A). He made his NHL debut and scored his first career goal against Washington Jan. 21.
Letestu recorded his first career NHL goal (and point) with a score 47 seconds into Pittsburgh’s 5-4 victory over Buffalo Monday night. Letestu has also posted a plus-2 rating in five games this season for Pittsburgh.