The Penguins have placed Beau Bennett (lower-body) on injured reserve.
Bennett will miss his fourth consecutive game with a lower-body injury that he suffered on November 24th. The Penguins have yet to release a timetable for Bennett’s return, but this afternoon they have moved him to IR to make roster room.
Penguins’ head coach Mike Johntson did not specify on the nature of Bennett’s injury, but it is believed to be his right knee. Bennett has had an extremely difficult time staying healthy in his young career. Expect Zach Sill to get back in the lineup tonight vs. the Leafs.
Bennett suffered an apparent knee injury on Monday night, but was able to return to the game. Bennett missed the start of the season with a knee injury, so this would be yet another tough break for the young forward. He will be evaluated over the course of the next day and a more detailed injury report should be released on Wednesday. He is considered questionable for tomorrow’s game vs. the Leafs.
The Penguins have recalled Beau Bennett from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (AHL).
Bennett, 22, had five assists in two games in his brief conditioning stint with WBS. The oft-injured Bennett has worked his way back from a knee injury suffered in training camp. Now that he is back, the goal will be to stay healthy for an extended period of time. There is a good chance he ends up on the second line with Evgeni Malkin and Pascal Dupuis, which would make him a nice pickup in standard leagues.
Bennett (knee) has been assigned to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton on a conditioning assignment.
Bennett was cleared for contact on Monday, so he will head to WBS to practice and get a couple of games in on the weekend. Bennett has not played yet this season after suffering a knee injury in training camp. He could find himself in the Penguins top-6 upon his return to the lineup.
Bennett (lower-body) is on the ice for the Penguins morning skate.
Bennett has not played yet this season because of a lower-body injury he suffered in training camp. He has had some brutal luck with injuries over the last three years, but his availability for the morning skate is a good sign that he is nearing his season debut. With Blake Comeau currently playing in the Penguins' top-6, Bennett seems destined for a top-6 role when he is healthy.
Bennett leaves practice with an apparent knee injury.
Bennett was injured when he fell awkwardly during a drill at Penguins' practice this morning. Bennett has had a difficult time staying healthy in his career, which has limited his fantasy value. He will be evaluated on Saturday where a further update should be available.
Bennett (wrist) will return to the Penguins lineup on Friday.
Bennett has been sidelined since November 22nd with what he called a "fluky" wrist injury. With Marcel Goc out for three weeks, Bennett will slide right into the lineup. He will play with Jussi Jokinen and James Neal on the Penguins second line. Expect him to see ample power-play time as well.
The Penguins have recalled Beau Bennett from his conditioning assignment with Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (AHL).
Bennett had one assist in three games with the 'Baby Penguins' but he reportedly played very well despite the small statistical numbers. Bennett has not played since November 22 because of a wrist injury. He has one goal and two assists in 12 games with Pittsburgh this season.
Bennett (wrist) will be assigned to Wikes-Barre/Scranton for a conditioning assignment start Saturday.
Bennett has been skating with the Penguins lately, but will need some AHL game action before returning to the Penguins lineup. Bennett has missed four months with a wrist injury that he called "fluky". Expect Bennett to play two or three games with the Baby Penguins.
Bennett (wrist) was back on the ice for Penguins practice Monday.
The Penguins announced on Sunday that Bennett would be a full participant on Monday. He has not played since November 22 because of a wrist injury. There is no word on when they expect to have Bennett back in the lineup, but this is a step in the right direction.
Bennett (wrist) has had a "setback" and will miss another 3-4 weeks.
Bennett has been out since November 22 and will remain out until at least mid-March. He is a candidate to play on the Sidney Crosby, Chris Kunitz line with Pascal Dupuis out for the rest of the season, but that will have to wait.