Penguins surrender on Sceviour, demote Angello and Friedman to IR
Pittsburgh Penguins ahead Colton Sceviour had a singular day. The Penguins activated Sceviour from the NHL COVID protocol after which relinquished the attacker. In response to basic supervisor Ron Hextall, the crew additionally reassigned ahead Josh Currie, goaltender Emil Larmi and defenseman Josh Maniscalco from the taxi crew to the AHL WBS Penguins.
And defenseman Mark Friedman was positioned in IR retroactively to March 4, when Philadelphia Flyers ahead Nolan Patrick was penalized for approaching Penguins defenseman shortly after scoring his first NHL purpose.
The crew additionally demoted Anthony Angello, who performed heavy in minutes on Sunday, to the taxi crew. Goalkeeper Maxime Legace and ahead Frederick Gaudreau obtained promotions from the WBS Penguins to the taxi crew to finish buying and selling day.
Sportsnet first reported that Sceviour, 31, was on waiver. The Penguins acquired the ahead with Mike Matheson for Patric Hornqvist in October. Sceviour is within the ultimate 12 months of a three-year contract with a cap of $ 1.2 million.
The Penguins’ cap financial savings can be $ 1.050 million if Sceviour emerges. This season, he has scored simply two targets and no assists in 16 video games. Sceviour was just lately in good well being earlier than ending up on the NHL COVID record on the finish of final week.
The Penguins at present have 13 forwards with Sceviour. The squad additionally has seven defenders and two goalkeepers, which implies there at the moment are two open spots on the roster.
The crew have been forwards and backwards between gamers on the Wilkes-Barre / Scranton taxi crew to take care of the type of the sport. It isn’t identified if the Penguins plan to maintain Sceviour on the lively roster, demote him. within the taxi crew or lower ties.
Hextall just lately demoted the rookie Drew o’connor to the WBS penguins. O’Connor performed 9 video games within the NHL earlier than shedding his place within the roster.
Evan Rodrigues returned from the IR on Saturday and performed each video games this weekend. Rodrigues introduced the stagnant Pittsburgh Penguins’ fourth row to life and was lauded by Penguins head coach Mike Sullivan.