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Penguins recall troubled prospect

Billy Tibbetts, a one-time star prospect who has spent time in prison was recalled Wednesday by the Penguins.

Updated: December 7, 2000, 11:05 AM ET
Associated Press

PITTSBURGH -- Billy Tibbetts, a one-time star prospect who served 2-plus years in prison and has a lengthy criminal record in Massachusetts, was recalled Wednesday by the Pittsburgh Penguins.

Tibbetts, a forward, joined the Penguins for their game against the Boston Bruins.

Tibbetts, who is 26 and was out of hockey for three years before signing with the Penguins last spring, had 12 goals and 15 assists at Wilkes-Barre-Scranton of the AHL. His 12 goals ranked ...

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