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Penguins assign prospect Sundqvist to AHL

The Pittsburgh Penguins have assigned center Oskar Sundqvist to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton of the American Hockey League.

Sundqvist, who had two goals and an assist in five preseason games with Pittsburgh, was one of the final cuts in the fall.

The 21-year-old had nine goals and 19 points in 41 games with Skelleftea AIK of the Swedish Hockey League.

Sundqvist was the Penguins third-round selection (81st overall) in 2012.

The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins currently hold a 2-0 series lead against the Syracuse Crunch in their best-of-five first round series.

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