Angello was assigned to AHL Wilkes/Barre-Scranton on Monday, Mike DeFabo of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.
Angello started the season on the Penguins' taxi squad, and he'll begin preparing for the AHL season. The 24-year-old spent most of his time in the minors last season, and he accrued 16 goals, nine assists and 55 PIM over 48 games.
Angello signed a two-year, two-way pact with the Penguins on Saturday.
Angello's chances of making the 23-man roster for Opening Night took a big hit when the team signed Evan Rodrigues and Mark Jankowski in free agency. Still, the 24-year-old center tallied 16 goals and nine helpers in 48 games with the Baby Pens and should be near the top of the list of potential call-ups this season.
Angello (upper body) took part in Monday's non-scrimmage practice, Seth Rorabaugh of TribLive.com reports.
Angello was part of the nine-player quarantine group that returned to the ice Monday. The natural center figures to be a longshot for the lineup for the first round against the Habs, even if an injury or two impacts the Pens, making him a non-factor for postseason pools.
Angello is week-to-week after sustaining an upper-body injury against Ottawa on Tuesday, Rob Rossi of The Athletic reports.
The Penguins continue to struggle to shake off the injury bug, though Nick Bjugstad (abdomen) could slot back into the lineup versus Buffalo on Thursday. Prior to getting hurt, Angello was likely headed back to the minors once both Bjugstand and Brandon Tanev (illness) are cleared to return.
Angello was promoted from AHL Wilkes-Barre/Scranton on Tuesday.
Angello will provide the Penguins with emergency depth while Zach Aston-Reese (lower body) and Dominik Simon (upper body) remain on the shelf. The 23-year-old Angello is unlikely to break into the lineup versus the Senators on Tuesday over Sam Lafferty.
Angello was sent down to AHL Wilkes-Barre/Scranton on Monday.
Angello appeared in seven games with the NHL squad, scoring one goal and averaging 5:37 of ice time. After the Penguins acquired a few forwards Monday, both Angello and Sam Lafferty were sent back to the minors. The 23-year-old has 25 points in 45 AHL contests this season.
Angello scored his first career goal, and first career point, in Tuesday's 5-2 win over the Maple Leafs.
Appearing in only his fifth NHL game as a last-minute substitute for Evgeni Malkin (illness), Angello quickly capitalized on the opportunity by tipping home a Sam Lafferty point shot late in the first period. The rookie has been fairly productive for AHL Wilkes-Barre/Scranton this season with 16 goals and 25 points through 45 games, but Angello's unlikely to make much fantasy impact even if he does begin to draw into the Pittsburgh lineup more frequently.
Angello was promoted from AHL Wilkes-Barre/Scranton on Thursday.
Angello has yet to appear in an NHL game but could get that opportunity versus the Flyers on Friday. Rather than bring back Sam Lafferty -- who was shipped down prior to the All-Star break -- the club opted to give Angello a look, which shouldn't come as a surprise considering the center is leading the Baby Pens with 16 goals in 45 appearances this year.
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