With a string of injuries to their forwards, the Penguins have recalled Nick Drazenovic from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton of the American Hockey League.
Drazenovic, 26, has seven goals, 20 points in 26 games for Wilkes-Barre. He has played 11 career NHL games and could make his Penguins debut Wednesday night against Washington at Consol Energy Center.
To make room on their roster, the Penguins placed forward Joe Vitale on injured reserve.
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