Top pick Morrow among Penguins' cuts

| Monday, Oct. 3, 2011

The Penguins reduced their roster to 23 players by announcing several roster moves today.

Forward Jason Williams and defensemen Alexandre Picard and Brian Strait were re-assigned to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton. Defenseman Joseph Morrow, the team's top draft pick this year, was returned to his junior team, the Portland Winterhawks.

Williams and Picard will have to clear waivers by Tuesday at noon before they can report to WBS.

The Penguins also placed forwards Sidney Crosby, Dustin Jeffrey and Nick Petersen and defensemen Robert Bortuzzo and Boris Valabik on injured reserve.

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