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Jeff Taylor Reassigned to Wheeling

February 20, 2019 - American Hockey League (AHL) - Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins News Release

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. - The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins announced today that defenseman Jeff Taylor has been reassigned by the Pittsburgh Penguins (NHL) from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton to the Penguins' ECHL affiliate, the Wheeling Nailers.

Taylor, a second-year pro, recorded two goals and three assists for five total points in 28 games with the Penguins this season. The 24-year-old blueliner notched his first career AHL goal on Dec. 8, 2018, scoring the game-tying tally for Wilkes-Barre/Scranton in an eventual 3-1 victory over Bridgeport.

Taylor joins Wheeling for the first time this season, but appeared in 28 contests for the Nailers during the 2017-18 campaign. In that time, the native of Clifton Park, New York registered four goals and 15 assists for 19 total points.

Wilkes-Barre/Scranton's next game is Friday, Feb. 22 against the Hershey Bears. Hershey's final trip to Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza this season also serves as an Eyewitness News Fan Friday, with lower-bowl seating available for $14 and select draught beers on sale for $2 from 6:00-7:30 p.m. Puck drop on between the Penguins and Bears is scheduled for 7:05 p.m.

Individual tickets for Wilkes-Barre/Scranton home games can be purchased at the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza box office, through all Ticketmaster outlets, or by contacting the Penguins' offices at (570) 208-7367. Season ticket packages for the 20th season of Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins hockey, including full season, 12-game and Flexbook plans, are available by reaching out to the Penguins directly at (570) 208-7367.

Fans can also keep up with the Penguins through the AHL's brand new high definition streaming service, AHLTV. Subscriptions for AHLTV, which include live and archived games, begin at just $79.99 for the entire 2018-19 regular season. Fans can visit theahl.com/AHLTV now to register for a free AHLTV account and purchase 2018-19 subscriptions.


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