WILKES-BARRE, Pa. – The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins announced today that they have signed forward Chase Berger to an American Hockey League contract for the 2019-20 season. He will join the team for the remainder of this season on an amateur tryout agreement.
Berger skated four seasons for Penn State University and served as the captain his senior season with the Nittany Lions. He posted a collegiate career-best 14 goals this season to go along with 29 total points. The native of St. Louis, Missouri appeared in 154 total games in his four years with the Nittany Lions and registered 118 points (51G-67A). Also, Berger only received 17 minor penalties in his four seasons at Penn State while racking up a plus-45 rating.
Prior to his collegiate career, the 24-year-old played with the Tri-City Storm (USHL) for three seasons. He appeared in 119 games and notched 24 goals and 33 assists for 57 points.
Wilkes-Barre/Scranton’s next game is Saturday, Mar. 30 against the Springfield Thunderbirds. Saturday also serves as the Penguins’ annual Star Wars Night at Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza. The Penguins and T-Birds are scheduled to drop the puck at 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 all Ticketmaster outlets, or by contacting the Penguins’ offices at (570) 208-7367. Season ticket packages for the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins, including full season 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. Fans can visit theahl.com/AHLTV now to register for a free AHLTV account and purchase 2018-19 subscriptions.