PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – A day after trading away Eric Tangradi, the Pittsburgh Penguins have called up Beau Bennett from their AHL affiliate in Wilkes-Barre/Scranton.
According to a press release from the team, the 21-year-old left wing could make his NHL debut on Friday against the Winnipeg Jets.
The Penguins traded Tangradi to the Jets for a seventh round draft pick on Wednesday.
In 35 games with the Baby Pens, Bennett has seven goals and 18 assists. He was also selected to play in the AHL All-Star Classic, but could not participate because of an injury.
The Penguins selected Bennett in the first round (20th overall) in the 2010 NHL Draft.
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