|The WBS Penguins will certainly welcome back leading scorer Colin McDonald.|
First, Colin McDonald has been re-assigned to the AHL Penguins. His stint in the NHL was brief, as he only appeared in two games for Pittsburgh, going scoreless with three shots on goal, five hits and a plus-1 rating. McDonald should be in Newfoundland to play in the WBS Pens games against the St. Johns Icecaps this weekend. Good news for WBS, as they get their leading scorer back for two games against
McDonald might not be the only forward making a return to the AHL. Steve MacIntyre has cleared waivers and
Another thing I mentioned on the Twitter side yesterday, Simon Despres was put on the injured reserve in Pittsburgh and is scheduled to miss 2-4 weeks with a sprained knee. Bad news for Despres, who was named an AHL All Star last week. He will miss this year's event. The injury to Despres leaves Pittsburgh with just six defensemen, which makes curious minds wonder whether or not WBS might be losing a defenseman by the name of Brian Strait or Robert Bortuzzo for this weekend's games.
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