Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

Aston-Reese Lands on Ir after Fight

Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

Aston-Reese Lands on Ir after Fight

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The Penguins placed Zach Aston-Reese on injured reserve Wednesday.

The 24-year-old winger - who has secured a roster spot with a versatile mix of physicality, energy and skill - was injured in the 5-1 win Tuesday night against Florida.

Aston-Reese was presumably injured in a third-period fight with Panthers forward Colton Sceviour. In that bout, Aston-Reese landed a couple of roundhouse punches with his right hand. Once his five minutes in the box were up, he headed to the locker room for the rest of the game.

After the game, coach Mike Sullivan said the belief was that Aston-Reese "might be out for a little bit," but he was not certain at that time.

The Penguins shared no further details about his injury Wednesday.

With Aston-Reese on injured reserve, the Penguins recalled forward Garrett Wilson from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton of the American Hockey League. …

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