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Countdown to Opening Night
Countdown to Opening NightOctober 16, 2021
85 days to go.
A fan blog about the AHL's Wilkes-Barre / Scranton Penguins
On Monday, the Wilkes-Barre / Scranton Penguins released Colin Stevens from his professional tryout agreement. Sean Maguire was recalled from the Wheeling Nailers.
Monday night, in a game against the Philadelphia Flyers, goaltender Matt Murray was injured on this play:
Murray left the game and didn’t return. Tristan Jarry picked up the win when some guy named Crosby tipped in the game winner in overtime.
Pittsburgh recalled Casey DeSmith from Wilkes-Barre Tuesday morning.
In the lateral move, the Wilkes-Barre / Scranton Penguins re-signed Colin Stevens to another professional tryout agreement Tuesday. Your goaltending tandem heading into this weekend is Sean Maguire and Colin Stevens.
Bob McKenzie had this to say on the status of Murray as of Tuesday afternoon. Read both tweets.
Mike Sullivan offered a very detailed update regarding Murray’s status to the Pittsburgh media Tuesday afternoon:
Once you wash the sarcasm drippings off of your hands from my last paragraph and the tweet above, know that the Penguins placed Murray on injured reserve.
Other news surrounding the walking wounded in Wilkes-Barre from Tyler…
Other tidbits include the return of Garrett Wilson from his personal matters and Tom Sestito appears good to go, returning to practice this week as well.
More as it comes, hopefully it quiets down. Pittsburgh next plays Friday in a home and home with Buffalo, and Wilkes-Barre plays three in three beginning this Friday against Milwaukee, who haven’t been seen around these parts since they took home the Calder Cup in the Finals in 2004.