The Pittsburgh Penguins reduced their training camp roster to 35 players, it was announced today by executive vice president and general manager Jim Rutherford.
Eight players have been assigned to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton of the American Hockey League (AHL): goaltender Tristan Jarry; defensemen Barry Goers and Niclas Andersen; and forwards Tyler Biggs, Anton Zlobin, Josh Archibald, Dominik Simon and Matia Marcantuoni .
Forwards Dominik Uher and Kael Mouillierat and defensemen Will O’Neill, Reid McNeill and Steve Oleksy have been placed on waivers. All five will also be assigned to WBS if they clear waivers on Thursday afternoon at 12 p.m.
Forward Tom Sestito has been released from his professional tryout contract.
Pittsburgh’s current training camp roster (click here for updated roster) has 21 forwards, 11 defensemen and three goaltenders.
The Penguins play their final home preseason game tonight against the Detroit Red Wings at 7 p.m. at CONSOL Energy Center. The game will be streamed live on penguins.nhl.com.
Pittsburgh concludes its 2015 preseason schedule on Friday night by visiting the Carolina Hurricanes at 7 p.m. That game will also be streamed on penguins.nhl.com.
Both remaining exhibition contests can be heard on the team’s official flagship radio station, 105.9 The X.