The Pittsburgh Penguins have reduced their training camp roster to 37 players, it was announced today by executive vice president and general manager Jim Rutherford.
The Penguins assigned 13 players to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton of the American Hockey League (AHL): goaltenders Matt Murray and Eric Hartzell; forwards Scott Wilson, Josh Archibald, Anton Zlobin, Jean-Sebastien Dea, Matia Marcantuoni, Tom Kuhnhackl, Adam Payerl, Bryan Rust and Nick Drazenovic; and defensemen Nick D’Agostino and Harrison Ruopp.
Goaltender Tristan Jarry has been assigned to his junior team, the Edmonton Oil Kings of the Western Hockey League – the defending WHL and Memorial Cup champions.
Four players – forwards Tom Kostopoulos and Conor Sheary and defensemen Alex Boak and Clark Seymour – have been released from their tryout contracts and will report to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton’s training camp.
Pittsburgh’s training camp roster now has 37 players remaining (21 forwards; 13 defensemen; 3 goaltenders). Click here for an updated camp roster.
The Penguins play their third preseason game on Thursday night when they host the Minnesota Wild at 7 p.m. at CONSOL Energy Center. Tickets are available and fans can list to the game on the Penguins’ flagship radio station, 105.9 The X.