WILKES-BARRE, Pa. – The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins announced today that they have signed goaltender Colin Stevens to a professional tryout agreement.
Stevens has played three games this year with the Penguins’ ECHL affiliate, the Wheeling Nailers, posting a 2-0-1 record. Stevens owns a .907 save percentage and a 3.27 goals against average in his time with the Nailers, as well.
The 24-year-old from Niskayuna, New York split last season between the Manchester Monarchs (ECHL) and Tulsa Oilers (ECHL). Prior to turning pro in 2015, Stevens spent four years playing at Union College. He was named 2014 ECAC Goaltender of the Year and ECAC First Team All-Star after a season in which he recorded the conference’s best save percentage (.929) and captured the NCAA National Championship while playing with Penguins defenseman Jeff Taylor.
Wilkes-Barre/Scranton’s next game is Friday, Oct. 27 against the Hershey Bears at Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza. Puck drop for the first meeting of the season between those two bitter rivals is scheduled for 7:05 p.m. 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.
Season ticket packages for the 19th season of Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins hockey, including full season, 22-game, 12-game and Flexbook plans, are available by contacting the Penguins directly at (570) 208-7367.