The Pittsburgh Penguins have reduced their training camp roster to 27 players, it was announced today by executive vice president and general manager Jim Rutherford.
Pittsburgh assigned 18 players to the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins of the American Hockey League, including forwards Tobias Lindberg, Jimmy Hayes, Adam Johnson, Joseph Cramarossa, Thomas Di Pauli, Teddy Blueger, Sam Miletic, Sam Lafferty, Anthony Angello, Linus Olund, Garrett Wilson and Ryan Haggerty; defensemen Chris Summers, Stefan Elliott, Will O'Neill, Jeff Taylor and Ethan Prow; and goaltender John Muse.
Lindberg, Summers, Muse, Elliott, Hayes, Prow and Wilson all must clear waivers before they can join WBS.
The Penguins also terminated the contract of forward Frederik Tiffels.
The Penguins current training camp roster includes 15 forwards, nine defensemen and three goaltenders. Click here for an updated roster.
Pittsburgh plays its third and final home preseason game on Wednesday, September 26 against the Buffalo Sabres at 7:00 PM at PPG Paints Arena. Although the game will not be televised, fans in the local Pittsburgh/AT&T SportsNet region can watch a live stream of that game on pittsburghpenguins.com. The stream will take the PPG Paints Arena scoreboard feed and synch it with the 105.9 The X radio broadcast. Josh Getzoff and Phil Bourque will have the call.