The Pittsburgh Penguins re-assigned forwards Zach Sill and Harry Zolnierczyk and defenseman Brian Dumoulin to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton on Thursday.
Zolnierczyk has to clear waivers by noon on Friday before he can report.
Pittsburgh now has 29 players on their training camp roster (16 forwards; 10 defensemen; 3 goaltenders).
Wilkes-Barre/Scranton lost 3-2 in overtime to the Rochester Americans in Wednesday’s preseason opener. Denver Manderson scored for the Penguins in the first period and Paul Thompson added a power play goal later in the game. In net, Eric Hartzell stopped 14-of-16 shots, while Andy Chiodo stopped 15-of-16 in relief. Wilkes-Barre/Scranton went 1-for-2 on the power play and 4-of-6 on the penalty kill.
Wilkes-Barre/Scranton will host the Rochester Americans in exhibition action on Friday, Sept. 27 at 7:05 p.m. and travel to Hershey on Saturday before returning home to host the Bears on Sunday at 5:05 p.m.