The Pittsburgh Penguins have recalled forward Tim Wallace from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton of the American Hockey League, it was announced by executive vice president and general manager Ray Shero.
Wallace, 26, has appeared in 17 NHL games with Pittsburgh in his career, recording two assists and a plus-2 rating.
Wallace (6-foot-1, 207 pounds) has played 45 games with WBS this season, notching 15 goals and 28 points. He’s added four power-play goals, a plus-6 rating and 125 shots on goal.
Wallace, who has played the past five seasons with WBS, has totaled 70 goals and 128 points in 287 career games for the Penguins’ top-minor league affiliate. He tallied 12 points (3G-9A) in 44 postseason games.
Wallace played four collegiate seasons with Notre Dame from 2002-06. He is the school’s all-time “iron man” after not missing a game in his four years (153 games). Wallace ranks third on the all-time school list in games played, while adding a career point total of 59 (25G-34A).
The Anchorage, Alaska native played two seasons for the U.S. National Development Program (2000-02), winning a gold medal at the 2002 Under-18 World Championships.