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Penguins Re-Assign Zohorna, Angello Back to WBS Pens

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Pittsburgh Penguins, Radim Zohorna

The Pittsburgh Penguins have a couple of roster spots open. On Monday afternoon, the team re-assigned forwards Anthony Angello and Radim Zohorna to the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins of the American Hockey League.

Zohorna, 25, played in 17 games with Pittsburgh this year. He has two goals, four assists, six points, and a plus-12. The forward has also skated in 31 games for WBS this season, recording seven goals, eight assists, and 15 points.

The 6-foot-6, 220-pound forward played his first season in North America in 2020-21 with the Penguins organization. He split time between Pittsburgh, the WBS Penguins, and the taxi squad. In 25 career NHL games, Zohorna has 10 points (4-6-10), and a plus-16.

Angello, 26, has played four games with Pittsburgh this season. He has spent the majority of the season with the WBS Penguins, skating in 39 games and recording seven goals, 10 assists, and 17 points.

The 6-foot-5, 210-pound Angello skated in a career-high 19 NHL games in 2020-21, recording two goals and four points. In total, the forward has played 31 NHL games and tallied three goals, two assists, and five points.

The Penguins return to action Tuesday night as they take on the New York Islanders at UBS Arena. Puck drop is set for 7:30 PM.

Pittsburgh Hockey Now Editor-in-Chief, formerly 93.7 The Fan, Sportsnet Hockey Tonight, NHL Home Ice. Catch Dan tweeting @theDanKingerski and the official @pghhockeynow account.

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Chase Cranson
Chase Cranson
5 months ago

Yeah move away from any studs in the lineup so we can get crushed in the next games more stupid moves hurry up and be a wildcard already

Pete Hoffman
Pete Hoffman
5 months ago
Reply to  Chase Cranson

I agree. You need beef against NYI. Without 71 I thought Z might be useful.

celilo
5 months ago
Reply to  Chase Cranson

Physicality has been the biggest reason for there recent losses. They just can’t handle the contact at this time of the year, especially as it becomes a refereeing free for all.

They need these guys in the lineup!