Janne Pesonen has been released by the Jets, The Winnipeg Free Press reports.
The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports free-agent forward Janne Pesonen, who spent the 2008-09 season in the Penguins' organization, has signed a contract to play for Ak Bars Kazan of the Kontinental Hockey League (Russia). Pesonen's agent, Todd Diamond, said the former Finnish Elite League standout chose to sign with a KHL team after receiving more than a dozen two-way offers from NHL squads, including Pittsburgh.
The Penguins have recalled LW Janne Pesonen from the AHL.
The Penguins have sent LW Janne Pesonen to the American Hockey League.
The Penguins have recalled C Chris Minard and LW Janne Pesonen from the AHL.
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