The Pittsburgh Penguins have recalled forward Janne Pesonen. Pesonen, 26, leads the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins with 27 assists and ranks third with 40 points (13 goals, 27 assists) in 34 games. He has played six games in three stints with Pittsburgh this season, making his NHL debut in St. Louis on November 1.
The Penguins take the ice at 10:30 a.m. for their morning skate. Update within the hour
“PIHL Outdoor Charity Series”
North Allegheny will take on Pine-Richland on Thursday, January 22 at the North Park Ice Rink in the first of a series of three outdoor games featuring teams from the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Hockey League (PIHL).
The ‚ÄúPIHL Outdoor Charity Series‚Äù is presented by the Centers for Rehab Services, a part of UPMC. Proceeds from the series will benefit the Susan G. Komen For the Cure Foundation and Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation International.
The other two games in the series will be Thursday, Feb. 5, when Mt. Lebanon faces off against Bethel Park at the South Park Ice Rink, and on Wednesday, Feb. 18, when South Park meets Peters Township, also at the South Park rink.
All games are scheduled for 7 p.m. Tickets are $5 for adults and $3 for students and can be purchased in advance by contact the participating schools. Walk-up sales will be available on game days. For complete details, or to make a donation to the cause, please visit the PIHL website at www.pihlweb.com.
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