The Pittsburgh Penguins have recalled defenseman Chad Ruhwedel from his conditioning assignment with the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins of the American Hockey League, it was announced today by executive vice president and general manager Jim Rutherford.
Ruhwedel skated in five games for WBS, scoring once and totaling five points with a plus-8. He helped the WBS Penguins compile a 3-2 record while he was there.
Tonight the Penguins host the Chicago Blackhawks at 8:00 PM at PPG Paints Arena. Before the game the Pens will celebrate the 10th anniversary of their 2009 Stanley Cup championship. Fans can watch tonight's game on NBC Sports Network.
The Penguins have won a season-high eight-straight games entering tonight, tied for the team's longest winning streak under head coach Mike Sullivan.