WILKES-BARRE/SCRANTON SECURES 2016-17 ATLANTIC DIVISION TITLE

 

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. – Following Sunday’s 2-1 win over the Providence Bruins, the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins have clinched the top overall seed in the Atlantic Division. This is the Penguins’ fourth division crown in the team’s 18-year history.

Wilkes-Barre/Scranton’s four division titles have come in the following seasons:

2005-06 East Division;       51-18-5-6 (113 points)
2007-08 East Division;       47-26-3-4 (101 points)
2010-11 East Division;       58-21-0-1 (117 points)
2016-17 Atlantic Division; 50-19-3-1  (104 points) *

Furthermore, the Penguins also claimed the number one spot in the Eastern Conference. This marks the second regular season conference title for Wilkes-Barre/Scranton, its first since 2010-11.

The Penguins are currently 50-19-3-1 and have the most wins in the AHL.

Ticket packages for the 2017 Calder Cup Playoffs are now on sale. With the purchase of a postseason ticket package, fans will receive a $6 food/merchandise voucher for every game played in the playoffs. Wilkes-Barre/Scranton fans can secure their seats for every game on the Cup run by contacting the Penguins directly at (570) 208-7367.

Wilkes-Barre/Scranton’s next game is tomorrow, Sunday, Apr. 9, when it faces the Providence Bruins for the final time this season. Puck drop between the Penguins and Bruins is scheduled for 3:05 p.m. at Dunkin’ Donuts Center. The Penguins’ next home game is Wednesday, Apr. 12, and they’ll take on the Lehigh Valley Phantoms.

Individual tickets for all Penguins home games are available at the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza box office, online at TicketMaster.com, or by calling 800-745-3000.

Penguins ticket packages, including 10-voucher flex packs, are available directly through the Penguins offices by calling (570) 208-7367.