The Pittsburgh Penguins have reduced their training camp roster to 46 players, it was announced today by executive vice president and general manager Jim Rutherford.
The following players have been assigned to the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins of the American Hockey League:
F - Chase Berger
F - Jordy Bellerive
F - Jan Drozg
F - Ben Sexton
D - Matt Abt
D - Michael Kim
D - Jon Lizotte
G - Alex D'Orio
G - Dustin Tokarski
Defenseman Calen Addison has been returned to his junior team, the Lethbridge Hurricanes of the Western Hockey League.
Pittsburgh's current 46-man training camp roster includes 28 forwards, 14 defensemen and four goaltenders. Attached is an updated roster.
This weekend the Penguins will play back-to-back afternoon road games. First, Pittsburgh will head to Columbus to take on the Blue Jackets on Saturday, September 21 and then travel to Detroit to take on the Red Wings on Sunday, September 22.
Saturday's game against the Blue Jackets will be broadcast by AT&T SportsNet, while Sunday's game can be seen on NHL Network. Fans can hear both games on 105. 9 The X. Josh Getzoff will handle play-by-play duties alongside Phil Bourque.