Monday’s Pens Buzz: On Tangradi callup; Trade Front & Backup goaltender situation

The Pittsburgh Penguins recalled forward Eric Tangradi from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton of the American Hockey League, just after 5:00 p.m. today. Tangradi who has struggled mightily at the NHL level, has appeared in 12 NHL games this season, going scoreless with 12 penalty minutes and a minus-5 rating. He has mostly played a fourth line role, averaging 9:13

Farm Report: Tangradi records first AHL hat trick in 5-1 win

Pittsburgh Penguins top forward prospect Eric Tangradi is starting to step up in his play in Wilkes Barre after a slow start. Tangradi collected his first AHL hat trick Wednesday night, scoring 3 goals and adding an assist in Wilkes Barre’s 5-1 victory over the Toronto Marlies. Tangradi who has 9 points in his last