The Pittsburgh Penguins have recalled defenseman Zach Trotman from the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins of the American Hockey League, it was announced today by executive vice president and general manager Jim Rutherford.
Trotman, 28, has appeared in 25 games for WBS, where he's recorded one goal and four assists.
A 6-foot-3, 217-pound native of Carmel, Indiana, Trotman has played in 70 career NHL games with the Boston Bruins and Penguins, producing 12 points (3G-9A). Originally a seventh-round (210th overall) selection by the Bruins in the 2010 NHL Draft, Trotman skated for three seasons collegiately at Lake Superior State.
Newly acquired defenseman, Erik Gudbranson will not be available for Tuesday's game in Columbus due to immigration.
The Penguins, in the midst of four-straight road games, head to Columbus to take on the Blue Jackets Tuesday night at 7:00 PM. That game will be televised on AT&T SportsNet and you can listen on 105.9 The X.