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PENGUINS RE-SIGN DEFENSEMAN ROB SCUDERI

Tuesday, 08.09.2005 / 12:00 AM / Pittsburgh Penguins
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PENGUINS RE-SIGN DEFENSEMAN ROB SCUDERI

PITTSBURGH - The Pittsburgh Penguins have re-signed defenseman Rob Scuderi, it was announced today by Penguins General Manager Craig Patrick.  In accordance with club policy, terms of the contract were not released.

Scuderi, 26, has appeared in 13 National Hockey League games for Pittsburgh in his career, all of them during the 2003-04 season, recording three points (1+2) and four penalty minutes.  He has played in 292 career games with Wilkes-Barre/Scranton during the last four seasons, recording 80 points (8+72) and 198 penalty minutes. 

The 6 foot, 214 pound Scuderi played in 79 games during the 2004-05 season with Wilkes-Barre/Scranton, recording 20 points (2+18) and 34 penalty minutes.  He ranked 4th among team defensemen in scoring during the regular season while appearing in a career high 79 games for the Baby Penguins.  Scuderi tied for 3rd on the team in plus/minus (+15) and was plus or even in 57 of 79 games played.  He recorded three multiple assist games during the regular season and posted three points (2+1) and two penalty minutes in 11 playoff games. 

Scuderi, a native of Syosset, New York, was drafted by the Penguins in the fifth round (134th overall) of the 1998 NHL Entry Draft.

ROB SCUDERI’S CAREER NUMBERS

SEASON

 TEAM

LEAGUE

GP

G

A

PTS

PIM

1995-96

NY Apple Core

MJBHL

76

18

60

78

--

1996-97

NY Apple Core

MJBHL

82

42

70

112

64

1997-98

Boston College

H-East

42

0

24

24

12

1998-99

Boston College

H-East

41

2

8

10

20

1999-00

Boston College

H-East

42

1

12

13

22

2000-01

Boston College

H-East

43

4

19

23

42

2001-02

Wilkes-Barre

AHL

75

1

22

23

66

2002-03

Wilkes-Barre

AHL

74

4

17

21

44

2003-04

PITTSBURGH

NHL

13

1

2

3

4

 

Wilkes-Barre

AHL

64

1

15

16

54

2004-05

Wilkes-Barre

AHL

79

2

18

20

34

 

NHL TOTALS

13

1

2

3

4

 

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