Pittsburgh Penguins: Ranking the Team’s AHL Call-ups This Season

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Dec 20, 2014; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Derrick Pouliot celebrates after scoring a goal against the Florida Panthers during the first period of an NHL hockey game at Consol Energy Center. Mandatory Credit: Don Wright-USA TODAY Sports

As the Pittsburgh Penguins continue to navigate their way through a myriad of key injuries, the team has relied heavily on their youth from the AHL’s Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins, calling up players at all positions to fill in when needed.

Some have looked solid and NHL-ready, while some have floundered before being sent back to the Baby Pens.

Let’s take a look at the top 5 performers: