Patric Hornqvist and Tom Kuhnhackl have been placed on IR.
The 23-year-old Blueger will demeanour to make his NHL entrance as a Penguins leave for their ninth annual Dads’ Trip to face Dallas and St. Louis.
The 6-foot, 195-pound core has amassed 26 points (12G-14A) and a plus-10 in 45 games with WBS this season. His 12 goals ranked third on a group and his 26 points were fifth.
A local of Riga, Latvia, Blueger has 7 points (3G-4A) in his final 14 games. Blueger had points in 7 of those 14 contests.
Blueger was drafted by Pittsburgh in a second turn (52nd overall) in a 2012 NHL Draft. This is Blueger’s second full deteriorate with WBS. Last year he finished third on a group with a plus-24 and tied for ninth on a group with 31 points.
Blueger has 19 goals, 38 assists, 57 points and a plus-32 in 109 career games with WBS.