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Penguins Recall Forward Scott Wilson

by Staff Writer / Pittsburgh Penguins

The Pittsburgh Penguins have recalled forward Scott Wilson from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton of the American Hockey League, it was announced today by executive vice president and general manager Jim Rutherford.

Wilson, 22, has scored three goals, nine assists, 12 points and a plus-10 in 21 games with WBS. The rookie has produced two goals and seven points in his last eight AHL contests.

The Oakville, Ontario native made his professional debut with WBS at the end of last season, suiting against Utica on April 19.

Wilson, who stands 5-foot-11, 183 pounds, played three seasons of collegiate hockey at the University of Massachusetts-Lowell from 2011-13, helping the school reach the Frozen Four for the first tie in program history in 2013.

Originally drafted by the Penguins in the seventh round (209th overall) in the 2011 NHL Draft, Wilson finished his collegiate career with 95 points (39G-56A) in 109 career games. He was named to the Hockey East All-Rookie Team in 2012 and on the Hockey East All-Tournament Team in ’13.

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