Penguins Reduce Active Roster to 23 Players
Monday, 10.03.2011 / 12:20 PM / Features
The Pittsburgh Penguins reduced their active roster to 23 players, it was announced today by executive vice president and general manager Ray Shero.
Forward Jason Williams
and defensemen Alexandre Picard and Brian Strait
were re-assigned to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton of the American Hockey League (AHL). Defenseman Joseph Morrow
was returned to his junior team, the Portland Winterhawks of the Western Hockey League (WHL).
Williams and Picard will have to clear waivers by Tuesday at noon before joining WBS.
Pittsburgh also placed forwards Sidney Crosby
, Dustin Jeffrey
and Nick Petersen
and defensemen Robert Bortuzzo
and Boris Valabik on injured reserve.
The Penguins’ active roster contains 14 forwards, seven defensemen and two goaltenders.