The Pittsburgh Penguins have recalled forward Tyler Kennedy from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton, it was announced Saturday by Executive Vice President/General Manager Ray Shero.
Kennedy has played six games this season with Wilkes-Barre/Scranton and ranked tied for second in scoring at the time of his recall with five points (three goals, two assists). He tallied the game-winning goal in each of the first two victories for the club this season. During the 2006-07 season, Kennedy scored 37 points (12 goals, 25 assists) in 40 games with Wilkes-Barre/Scranton.
Kennedy was originally selected by the Penguins in the fourth round (99th overall) in the 2004 Entry Draft. He competed in two preseason games for the Penguins scoring one goal and registering a plus-two rating.
The Penguins now have 23 players on their roster; seven defensemen, 14 forwards, and two goaltenders.