Sabourin Called Up To Pittsburgh

WHEELING, W.Va. – The Wheeling Nailers announced that the Pittsburgh Penguins have recalled former Wheeling goaltender Dany Sabourin to the National Hockey League where he is scheduled to start on Wednesday against the Columbus Blue Jackets.

The 25-year-old is 15-1-1 with three shutouts, a goals-against average of 1.78 and a save percentage of .939 in 17 games with Wilkes-Barre/Scranton of the American Hockey League.

In 2004-05, Sabourin was 19-6-1 and led the league with a goals-against average of 1.67 and a save percentage of .942 in 27 games with Wheeling while tying for second in the ECHL with a team record five shutouts. Sabourin was voted as the starting goaltender for the National Conference in the ECHL All-Star Game, but did not play as he was called up to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton of the American Hockey League. In 20 games with Wilkes-Barre/Scranton, he was 8-8-2 with a goals-against average of 2.22 and a save percentage of .921.

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