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Penguins Recall Four Players from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton

by Staff Writer / Pittsburgh Penguins

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

All four players have spent time with Pittsburgh this season, with Wilson, Rust and Harrington representing three of the six Penguins players to make their NHL debuts.

Ebbett has seen the most action in Pittsburgh, notching six points (1G-5A) and a plus-3 in 18 NHL contests. He had two goals and three points in two games with WBS during the break. Ebbett is a point-per-game player in the AHL with 20 points (7G-13A) in 19 games.

Rust has skated in 14 NHL games with Pittsburgh, notching a goal and an assist. He scored his first NHL goal against Tampa Bay on Dec. 15. Rust has 10 goals in 28 AHL games this year, the third-highest total on the club.

Wilson made his NHL debut with the Penguins on Dec. 2 against New Jersey, but was injured early in the game. He returned to action with WBS following that injury on Jan. 17. Wilson had five goals, two assists and seven points, which includes an active four-game point streak, in five games following his return.

Harrington has averaged 16:13 minutes in nine NHL games with Pittsburgh. The former two-time OHL champion has seven assists and is plus-6 in 25 AHL appearances with WBS.

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