Wilkes-Barre Watch: Wydo fights for his spot


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The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins have a lot of depth at wing this season. So much so that they don't even have room for their two latest acquisitions.

Given the lack of high draft picks in recent years, many of these players are undrafted, college free-agent signings, or lower-end draft picks that are working their way up through the system.

One of those players fighting for a spot is Robert Morris alum Cody Wydo.

Wydo has spent the majority of his season with the Wheeling Nailers, where he's been on a tear, racking up 22 goals and 28 assists in only 41 games. When he's in Wheeling, he looks out-of-place, like he belongs in the AHL. He seems to agree.

"I knew that I could play at the next level," he told me of his time in Wheeling.

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