The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins released eight players from their 2012 training camp roster on Monday.
Goaltender Patrick Killeen, defenseman Reid McNeill and forwards Cody Chupp, Tom Kuhnhackl, Adam Payerl, Dominik Uher and Scott Zurevinski have been assigned to the Wheeling Nailers of the ECHL, while Michael Neal has been released from his professional tryout agreement.
The Penguins current active roster stands at 26 players: 14 forwards, 10 defensemen and two goaltenders.
The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins open the 2012-13 regular season on the road against the Binghamton Senators on Saturday, Oct. 13, at 7:05 p.m.
The Penguins take the ice for their home opener on Saturday, Oct. 20 at 7:05 p.m. against the Bridgeport Sound Tigers.