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Penguins make plethora of roster moves ahead of Thursday night’s game vs. Boston

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Kevin Czuczman was recalled on an emergency basis and Sam Lafferty was recalled from the taxi squad

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Ahead of tonight’s game vs. the Boston Bruins, the Penguins have made a number of roster moves.

Defenseman Kevin Czuczman was recalled on an emergency basis and Sam Lafferty was recalled from the taxi squad.

Interim General Manager Patrik Allvin announced the news.

Anthony Angello, Frederick Gaudreau, Will Reilly, and Yannick Weber were all assigned to the taxi squad.

Weber was signed to a one-year contract on Wednesday but was unable to make it to Boston and is expected to join the team in New York this coming weekend.

Some injury-related roster moves were also announced.

Zach Aston-Reese was placed on long-term injured reserve with a retroactive date of January 13.

Juuso Riikola was placed on long-term injured reserve with a retroactive date of January 19.

Evan Rodrigues was placed on long-term injured reserve with a retroactive date of January 24.

Marcus Pettersson was placed on regular injured reserve.

The Penguins are set to square off with the Bruins at 7:00 p.m. at TD Garden.