Penguins recall goaltender Jeff Zatkoff


The Pittsburgh Penguins have recalled goaltender Jeff Zatkoff from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton of the American Hockey League the club announced Wednesday.

Marc-Andre Fleury will not be available to the club Thursday when the Penguins play host to the Colorado Avalanche.

Fleury along with Robert Bortuzzo and Olli Maatta were getting tested for the mumps Wednesday.

“We will probably get those results back in a three-day period,” Penguins GM Jim Rutherford said per

Zatkoff, 27, has a 9-5-1 record in 15 AHL games this season posting a 1.89 goals-against average and a .918 save percentage and one shutout.

Last season with Pittsburgh Zatkoff went 12-6-2 with a 2.61 goals-against average and a .912 save percentage.