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Pens Re-Assign Blandisi and Johnson to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins

by Pittsburgh Penguins @penguins / Media Release

The Pittsburgh Penguins have re-assigned forwards Joseph Blandisi and Adam Johnson to the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins of the American Hockey League, it was announced today by executive vice president and general manager Jim Rutherford.

Blandisi, 25, played seven games for Pittsburgh after being called up on October 11, tallying two points (1G-1A) including the game-winning goal against Minnesota on October 12.

Johnson, 25, also appeared in seven games with the NHL club and recorded two points (1G-1A), all in his home state of Minnesota on October 12. Johnson has missed the past two games due to injury. 

The Penguins begin a two-game homestand tomorrow night, October 29, when the Philadelphia Flyers come to PPG Paints Arena for the team's annual 'Halloween Theme Night.' Puck drop is set for 7:00 PM. On Saturday, November 2, Pittsburgh hosts the Edmonton Oilers with puck drop at 1:00 PM.

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