The Pittsburgh Penguins have cut their training camp roster to 30 players, it was announced Saturday by Executive Vice President/General Manager Ray Shero.
Nine players have been assigned to the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins, the American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate of the Pittsburgh Penguins.
The nine players assigned to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton include; forwards Connor James, Tyler Kennedy, Chris Minard, Jeff Taffe, and Tim Wallace; defensemen Alex Goligoski, Ryan Lannon, and Ben Lovejoy; goaltender Ty Conklin.
The Penguins re-assigned center Dustin Jeffrey to his junior club, Sault Ste. Marie of the Ontario Hockey League (OHL). Jeffrey was the sixth-round selection (171st overall) of the Penguins in the 2007 Entry Draft.
The Penguins have 18 forwards, 10 defensemen, and two goaltenders for a total of 30 players remaining in training camp.