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A fan blog about the AHL's Wilkes-Barre / Scranton Penguins
Over the Hump and Out the Door
February 20, 2013Posted by on
Also in the release from the Penguins, was the announcement that D Mark Eaton was released from his PTO. Eaton was then spotted in Pittsburgh’s morning skate. He hasn’t signed yet with the Penguins.
Eaton didn’t set the world on fire when he was with Wilkes-Barre. He played six games, had one assist and was a -5. His departure eliminates the veteran overload for the Penguins.
With Eaton out of the picture, the McNeill recall makes sense if Alex Grant can’t go in this weekend’s three in three.
My final thought about Eaton is that if he does sign with Pittsburgh, the Penguins would then have eight defensemen on the roster. Only Simon Despres could come back to the Penguins without having to clear waivers. I wouldn’t rule out that actually coming to fruition.
Unless there is roster movement or I get another crazy stat breakdown idea that jumps into my head, look for the next blog update on Friday, which is the gameday setup for that night’s game in Philadelphia vs. Adirondack.
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