Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

Pouliot on Ir; Warsofsky Will Try to Fill Hole

Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

Pouliot on Ir; Warsofsky Will Try to Fill Hole

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One mobile defenseman will get his first crack at the Penguins lineup after another was hurt during his.

The Penguins called up David Warsofsky Friday afternoon and placed fellow defenseman Derrick Pouliot on injured reserve.

General manager Jim Rutherford said Pouliot's injury, which is undisclosed but not considered to be short-term because of the IR designation, will keep him out "for a period of time."

Pouliot, seeing his first game action of the 2016-17 season, played 12 minutes, 29 seconds Thursday in the Penguins' 3-2 victory against the San Jose Sharks at PPG Paints Arena. He registered one shot on goal, one hit and a blocked shot, but his final shift ended at 15:59 of the second period.

Fellow defenseman Olli Maatta's last shift ended at 12:48 of the second period, but Rutherford said Maatta has been cleared for the game Saturday at Nashville. …

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