Pens Send 11 Players To Minors

By: Mike Vukovcan

Pittsburgh (KDKA)- The Pittsburgh Penguins reduced their training camp roster by 13.

Eleven players were assigned to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton of the American Hockey League. Two were returned to their junior teams.

Joining Wilkes-Barre/Scranton are forwards Brandon DeFazio, Brian Gibbons, Ben Street, Paul Thompson and Geoff Walker; defensemen Simon Despres, Alex Grant, Joey Mormina, Philip Samuelsson and Carl Sneep; and goaltender Patrick Killeen.

Forwards Tom Kuhnhackl (Windsor, Ontario Hockey League) and Dominik Uher (Spokane, Western Hockey League) were returned to their respective junior teams.

The Penguins have 42 players remaining on their training camp roster (27 forwards; 13 defensemen; 4 goaltenders).

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