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Penguins re-assign forwards Nick Johnson, Mark Letestu

The Pittsburgh Penguins have re-assigned forwards Nick Johnson and Mark Letestu to Wilkes Barre/Scranton, the team just announced.
Johnson has appeared in six games with Pittsburgh this season, posting two points (1G-1A). He made his NHL debut and scored his first career goal against Washington Jan. 21.
Johnson spent four games on a line with Evgeni Malkin and Ruslan Fedotenko but saw limited ice time over the past games.
Letestu recorded his first career NHL goal (and point) with a score 47 seconds into Pittsburgh’s 5-4 victory over Buffalo Monday night. Letestu has also posted a plus-2 rating in five games this season for Pittsburgh.
Forward Chris Kunitz who has been sidelined since January 3rd, has been cleared to return to the lineup Saturday night.

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