Pens assign 13 to WBS (23-Sep-2008)
Thirteen players have been assigned to the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins. Kris Beech, Ryan Stone, Adam Henrich, Aaron Boogaard, Tim Wallace, Jonathan Filewich, David Gove, Christopher Minard, Deryk Engelland, T.J. Kemp, Ben Lovejoy, Joey Mormina and David Brown.
The Penguins have 16 forwards, 10 defensemen and three goaltenders, for a total of 29 players remaining at training camp.
Gonchar injured in pre-season opener (21-Sep-2008)
Sergei Gonchar injured his left shoulder on a late hit from David Koci in the first period of the opening pre-season game versus Tampa Bay. Gonchar is scheduled to undergo an MRI to determine the severity of the injury.
Pens cut 9 players from camp (19-Sep-2008)
The Penguins have sent Luca Caputi, Joe Haddad, Dustin Jeffrey, Nick Johnson, Mark Letestu and Jonathan D'Aversa to WBS. Alex Grant (St. John's), Keven Veilleux (Rimouski) and Casey Pierro-Zabotel (Vancouver) were returned to their junior teams.
Training Camp Reports by Eric Majeski (19-Sep-2008)
Eric Majeski (aka netwolf), for the ninth straight season, is posting his world-famous training camp reports. To check out his Sessions 1-3 reports, go to Netwolf's Camp Reports,
Training Camp Schedule released (10-Sep-2008)
The Penguins will open their 2008 Training Camp on Tuesday, Sept. 16 for physicals, testing and meetings at the UPMC facility on the South Side. The first on-ice practice session will be Wednesday, Sept. 17 at 9:00am at Mellon Arena. The complete schedule can be found at http://www.letsgopens.com/practice.php.