PITTSBURGH (KDKA/AP) — Pittsburgh Penguins forward Alex Galchenyuk has been placed on injured reserve.
The team announced the move Wednesday in a release. Galchenyuk played 18 minutes, 6 seconds in Tuesday’s loss to the Winnipeg Jets.READ MORE: Allegheny County Warden: Oversight Board's Vote On Controversial Contractor Prohibits Any Training
He is on injured reserve after he aggravated an undisclosed injury that limited him during the preseason.
Galchenyuk joins center Evgeni Malkin and forward Bryan Rust and Nick Bjugstad on IR for the Penguins.
Galchenyuk was one of the players the Penguins received in a trade for Phil Kessel to Arizona.
The Penguins have recalled Adam Johnson from the @WBSPenguins. Alex Galchenyuk has been placed on injured reserve.READ MORE: Department Of Agriculture Canvasses Western Counties For Spotted Lanternfly Business Permitting Compliance
— Pittsburgh Penguins (@penguins) October 9, 2019
The Penguins also recalled forward Adam Johnson from the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins.
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