The Pittsburgh Penguins have recalled forward Andrew Ebbett from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton of the American Hockey League, it was announced today by executive vice president and general manager Jim Rutherford.
Ebbett, 31, began the season with Pittsburgh, but did not dress for any games. Ebbett is the WBS Penguins leading scorer this season with 17 points (5G-12A) in 17 games. His 12 assists also lead the team.
The Vernon, British Columbia native was currently riding a four-game point streak (1G-4A) with WBS at the time of his recall.
Last season, Ebbett skated in nine NHL games with Pittsburgh, picking up one assist. Ebbett has appeared in 200 NHL games, scoring 25 goals, 40 assists and 65 points.