Pittsburgh sends 14 to Wilkes-Barre

The Pittsburgh Penguins on Monday announced the assignment of 14 players to their American Hockey League affiliate, the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins.

The announcement was made by Penguins General Manager Craig Patrick.

Assigned to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton were forwards Colby Armstrong, Erik Christensen, Steve Crampton, Ben Eaves, Matt Hussey, Matt Murley, 2004 AHL All-Rookie Michel Ouellet, Cam Paddock and Maxime Talbot; defensemen Drew Fata, Alexandre Rouleau and Ryan Whitney; and goaltenders Andy Chiodo and Marc-Andre Fleury.