Pittsburgh Assigns Boogaard To Wheeling
Letestu Reassigned To Baby Pens

WHEELING, W.Va. – The Wheeling Nailers announced that the Pittsburgh Penguins of the National Hockey League have reassigned rookie right wing Aaron Boogaard from the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins of the American Hockey League to Wheeling, and that the Penguins have reassigned rookie center Mark Letestu from Wheeling to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton.

The Nailers are the ECHL affiliate of Pittsburgh and the Philadelphia Flyers of the NHL and Wilkes-Barre/Scranton and the Philadelphia Phantoms of the AHL.

Selected in the sixth round (175th overall) by the Minnesota Wild in the 2004 NHL Entry Draft, the 21-year-old Boogaard, who was signed as a free agent by Pittsburgh on Apr. 23, has five penalty minutes in two games with Wilkes-Barre/Scranton.

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