Penguins call up forward defenceman Welch from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton

Welch, 24, has one goal, one assist and 22 penalty minutes in 22 games with the Penguins this season. The six-foot-four blue-liner added five goals and 12 assists in 20 games with Wilkes-Barre/Scranton.

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