PENGUINS ASSIGN ETHAN PROW TO WHEELING

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WILKES-BARRE, Pa. – The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins announced today that the Pittsburgh Penguins have assigned defenseman Ethan Prow to the Wheeling Nailers.

Prow, in his first full season of pro hockey, spent last year at St. Cloud State University, where he tied the Huskies program record for single-season assists (30, Bret Hedican) and led all NCAA defensemen with 38 points. He was also a finalist for the NCAA’s Hobey Baker Award.

The Sauk Rapids, Minn. native played in five regular season games and two Calder Cup Playoff games with Wilkes-Barre/Scranton at the end of last season on an amateur tryout contract and recorded one assist in that time.

Wilkes-Barre/Scranton’s next game is the Friday, Oct. 21 against the Springfield Thunderbirds at Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza. Game time is scheduled for 7:05 p.m.

Individual tickets for Wilkes-Barre/Scranton home games can be purchased at the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza box office, through Ticketmaster.com, or by calling 800-745-3000.

Season ticket packages for the 2016-17 season of Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins hockey, including full season22-game12-game and Flexbook plans, are available by contacting the Penguins directly at (570) 208-7367.