-What are Olli Maatta's (right) credentials for the Calder Trophy?
-The Penguins eat healthier than you.
-Penguins forward prospect Bryan Ruster is expected to report to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton on an amateur tryout contract.
-Mike Condon made 31 saves for the Wheeling Nailers in a 3-0 shutout of the Toledo Walleye.
-Happy 32nd birthday to current Penguins defenseman Deryk Engelland. A free agent signing in the 2007 offseason, Engelland has spent parts of the past three seasons with the Penguins. He appeared in nine games in 2009-10 and recorded two assists while compiling 17 penalty minutes. In 2010-11, Engelland played in 63 games, scored 10 points and recorded 123 penalty minutes. During the 2011-12 campaign, Engelland set career-highs with 73 games and 17 assists. He appeared in six postseason games in the spring of 2012 and recorded one assist. Last season, Engelland appeared in 42 games while recording six assists. Engelland played in seven postseason games last spring and failed to record a point. This season, Engelland played in 54 games and scored 12 points. In 241 career regular season games, he has scored 47 points and accumulated 306 penalty minutes. In 13 postseason games, he has recorded one assist.
-Happy 81st birthday to former Penguins forward Billy Dea. Claimed from the Blackhawks in the 1967 expansion draft, Dea was a member of the Penguins for the first two years of their existence. During the club's inagural season of 1967-68, he appeared in 73 games and netted 28 points. He followed that in 1968-69 by seeing action in 66 games and scoring 18 points.Prior to the 1969-70 season, Dea was traded to the Red Wings for Mike McMahon. In 139 games with the franchise, he had 46 points.
-Happy 53rd birthday to former Penguins defenseman Neil Belland. A free agent signing in the 1986 offseason, Belland appeared in three games and recorded one assist for the 1986-87 Penguins. He joined Lukko Rauma in Finland the following season.
-After the Jump: Ellwood City's Stephen Johns signs with the Blackhawks.