PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Joseph Blandisi is making his way back the the NHL on an emergency basis.

The team made the move Thursday morning.

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“The Penguins have recalled forward Joseph Blandisi on an emergency basis from the @WBSPenguins.”

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There was no reason given for the call-up. The team cancelled the morning skate, and head coach Mike Sullivan will not be available to the media until 5:00 p.m.

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The Penguins take on the Columbus Blue Jackets Thursday night at PPG Paints Arena. Puck drop is slated for 7:00 p.m.