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WILKES-BARRE, Pa. – The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins announced today that they have mutually agreed to the release of forward Troy Josephs from his American Hockey League contract with the team.

“Ever since the organization drafted Troy in 2013, he has been nothing but an outstanding young man and a great representation of the Penguins,” said Wilkes-Barre/Scranton General Manager Bill Guerin. “We wish him the best of luck in next stage of his professional career.”

Josephs, 24, was most recently playing for the Penguins’ ECHL affiliate, the Wheeling Nailers. He recorded 21 goals and 18 assists for 39 points in 32 games with the Nailers this season. Josephs played 28 games across three seasons with Wilkes-Barre/Scranton, including 11 contests this year, accruing five points (1G-4A) in that time.

Wilkes-Barre/Scranton’s next game is Wednesday, Feb. 13, as it renews its rivalry with the Hershey Bears at Giant Center. The Penguins’ next home game is Saturday, Feb. 16, against the Utica Comets. Puck drop on Military Appreciation Night presented by MetLife 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.

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