The Pittsburgh Penguins trimmed their camp roster by six players, it was announced Tuesday by General Manager Ray Shero.The following players were released or re-assigned:
Forwards: Moises Gutierrez (re-assigned to Everett (WHL)), Jeff Kyrzakos (released).
Defensemen - Ryan Martinelli (re-assigned to London (OHL)), Jean-Philippe Paquet (re-assigned to Shawinigan (QMJHL)).
Goaltenders: Jean-Christophe Blanchard (re-assigned to Victoriaville (QMJHL)), Gabriel Bouthillette (released).
The Penguins will open training camp on Thursday with 50 players (28 forwards, 17 defensemen and five goaltenders) with the first on-ice practices to take place on Friday.