Three Penguins Reassigned To AHL
PITTSBURGH (93-7 The FAN) — Defensemen Simon Despres and Brian Strait and forward Eric Tangradi were reassigned to Wilke-Barre/Scranton of the American Hockey League Monday.
The Baby Pens are currently in the first round of the Calder Cup Playoffs against Hershey. They own a 2-0 series lead.
Despres and Strait played the final three games for the Penguins in their first-round playoff loss to Philadelphia in place of Paul Martin and Ben Lovejoy.
Tangradi saw action in Games 4 and 5.