WILKES-BARRE, Pa. – The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins announced today that goaltender John Muse has been reassigned by the Pittsburgh Penguins (NHL) to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton from the Penguins’ ECHL affiliate, the Wheeling Nailers.
Muse is an eighth-year pro who posted a 2-2-0 record and one shutout in four games played with Wilkes-Barre/ Scranton. During one of his wins, Muse set a franchise record by making nine saves on nine shots faced in a shootout against the Hershey Bears on Dec. 9, 2018. He also became the first Penguins goalie since 2003 to allow four goals or fewer in his first three starts with the team. The East Falmouth, Massachusetts native racked up a 2.00 goals against average and .934 save percentage in his four contests with the Penguins this season, too.
Muse has appeared in 21 games for the Nailers this season, earning a 7-12-2 record in that time. The 30-year-old Boston College alum accrued a 3.40 goals against average and .878 save percentage with Wheeling.
Wilkes-Barre/Scranton’s next game is tonight, Wednesday, Feb. 6, when it kicks off its Midwest road trip against the Rockford IceHogs. The Penguins’ next home game is Saturday, Feb. 16 against the Utica Comets. Puck drop between the Penguins and Comets is scheduled for 7:05 p.m. at Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza.
Individual tickets for Wilkes-Barre/Scranton home games can be purchased at the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza box office, through all Ticketmaster outlets, or by contacting the Penguins’ offices at (570) 208-7367. Season ticket packages for the 20th season of Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins hockey, including full season, 12-game and Flexbook plans, are available by reaching out to the Penguins directly at (570) 208-7367.
Fans can also keep up with the Penguins through the AHL’s brand new high definition streaming service, AHLTV. Subscriptions for AHLTV, which include live and archived games, begin at just $79.99 for the entire 2018-19 regular season. Fans can visit theahl.com/AHLTV now to register for a free AHLTV account and purchase 2018-19 subscriptions.