The Pittsburgh Penguins have recalled defenseman Brian Strait from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton of the American Hockey League, it was announced by executive vice president and general manager Ray Shero.
Strait, 23, made his NHL debut Feb. 21 against Washington, logging 13:02 minutes of ice time.
Strait is in his second full season with WBS. The defensive defenseman has a plus-16 rating this season to go with his eight points (2G-6A) in 55 games. Last year, Strait recorded a plus-22 rating while chipping in 14 points (2G-12A) in 78 games for WBS.
— Team release. Paul Martin is out for tonight, and Brooks Orpik, you'll remember, is on the shelf for a while now.