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Penguins reduce training camp roster by 11 players

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Seven more cuts need to be made before the season-opener

The Pittsburgh Penguins reduced their training camp roster by 11 players, it was announced today by executive vice president and general manager Ray Shero.


Forwards Chris Conner, Nick Johnson, Brett Sterling, Joe Vitale and Tim Wallace, defensemen Robert Bortuzzo, Corey Potter, Brian Strait and Steve Wagner and goaltenders John Curry and Brad Thiessen were assigned to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton.


Conner, Curry, Potter, Sterling, Wagner and Wallace will have to clear waivers by Thursday at noon before joining WBS.


The transaction leaves 30 players on the Penguins’ roster: 18 forwards; 10 defensemen; and two goaltenders. The NHL regular season roster limit is 23.

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