The Penguins, already in Boston for Thursday’s game, practiced at Boston University on Wednesday. General Manager Ray Shero announced that the Penguins have recalled forward Jeff Taffe from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton and re-assigned forward Connor James back to the American Hockey League club. James was called up and registered 1-shot in 1 game against the New York Islanders on December 15th. Taffe, who has 21 points (12G, 9A) in 27 games this season with Wilkes-Barre/Scranton, is tied for 13th in AHL goals scored. Taffe notched 2-points (1G, 1A) in 3 NHL pre-season games with the Penguins. Signed by Pittsburgh as a free agent on July 13th, Taffe has 28-points (15G, 13A) in 100 NHL games played over the course of 4-seasons as a member of the Phoenix Coyotes and New York Rangers.