Pittsburgh Penguins Re-Assign Tim Wallace to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton
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The Pittsburgh Penguins have re-assigned forward Tim Wallace to the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins of the American Hockey League (AHL), it was announced today by Executive Vice President and General Manager Ray Shero.
Wallace appeared in three contests for Pittsburgh posting a plus-one rating during his latest stint with the Penguins. He has appeared in 16 games, recording two assists and a plus-two rating during three stints with Pittsburgh. He made his NHL debut Dec. 10 at New Jersey and registered his first NHL point, an assist, Dec. 18 at Atlanta. He has 16 points (11 goals, five assists) along with 39 penalty minutes in 39 contests with Wilkes-Barre/Scranton this season.
The native of Anchorage, Alaska recorded 26 points (12 goals, 14 assists) and 82 penalty minutes in 74 games with Wilkes-Barre/Scranton last season. The 6-1, 206-pound forward also posted eight points (two goals, six assists) along with 21 penalty minutes in 22 playoff contests, helping the Penguins reach the Calder Cup Finals.
The 24-year old forward has played 145 games in the AHL for Wilkes-Barre/Scranton, scoring 56 points (28 goals, 28 assists) along with 160 penalty minutes. He has registered 10 points (three goals, seven assists) and 23 penalty minutes in 33 post-season appearances with the Penguins. Wallace signed with Pittsburgh as a free agent on October 4, 2006.