The Pens today claimed center Cal O’Reilly on re-entry waiver from the Phoenix Coyotes.

Ray Shero was with Nashville when they drafted him in 2005, so he must like something about O’Reilly. He started the year in Nashville, posting one assist in five games. With Phoenix, he had two goals, three asists in 22 games, with a +/- of -5..

He’s a smallish, non-physical center, so I’m not sure where he’ll fit in. Correct me if I’m wrong, but I believe he must stay on the NHL roster or they have to put him back on waivers.