With Beau Bennett not expected to play tonight, the Penguins have recalled forward Harry Zolnierczyk from Wilkes Barre/Scranton the team announced.
Zolnierczyk who plays a gritty style, is off to a strong start with WBS, scoring 3 goals in the clubs first three games. Zolnierczyk will play on the third or fourth line tonight. The Penguins take the ice in about 20 minutes for today’s morning skate.
With Bennett ailing, Chuck Kobasew will up to the second line RW spot with Evgeni Malkin and Jussi Jokinen.
To make room for Zolnierczyk the Penguins have placed James Neal on injured reserve.