By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Even as the Penguins continue to get healthier, the team is facing another setback to its forward group.

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The team announced on Sunday that forward Bryan Rust has been placed on injured reserve, retroactive to November 26.

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In a corresponding move, the team has recalled forward Drew O’Connor from the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins.

O’Connor has played 12 games this season for the Penguins in the NHL, scoring three goals, two assists, good for five points.

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The Penguins will head to western Canada this week, taking on the Calgary Flames on Monday night at 9:00 p.m.