The Pittsburgh Penguins have reduced their training camp roster to 43 players, it was announced today by Executive Vice President and General Manager Ray Shero.
Ten players have been assigned to the club’s top minor-league affiliate in Wilkes-Barre/Scranton of the American Hockey League (AHL). They are forwards Aaron Boogaard, Zack Sill, Joey Haddad, Casey Pierro-Zabotel, Nick Petersen
and Keven Veilleux
, defensemen Lane Caffaro, Brian Strait
and Alex Grant
and goaltender Jordan Parise.
The Penguins have re-assigned forward Nathan Moon to the Kingston Frontenacs of the Ontario Hockey League (OHL). Pittsburgh also released blueliner Jamie Hunt.
The moves leave the Penguins with 26 forwards, 13 defensemen and four goaltenders remaining in training camp. The updated roster is attached.
Pittsburgh has until Sept. 30 to reduce its roster to 23 players before heading into the regular season.