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Second-Period Burst Leads Penguins Past Sound Tigers

  Second-Period Burst Leads Penguins Past Sound Tigers Sill pots two for Wilkes-Barre/Scranton in final game of 2011   WILKES-BARRE, Pa. – Zach Sill’s first two-goal game of his pro career was part of four markers scored in the second period and helped the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins to a 4-2 win over the Bridgeport Sound Tigers on New Year’s Eve at Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza.   After the first frame failed to result in any goals, it was the Sound Tigers… read more
Posted on 12/31/11

Andrew Augustine

NAME –  Andrew Augustine EMAIL ME RESIDENCE – Swoyersville, PA HOMETOWN –  Lewisburg, PA BIRTHPLACE – Lewisburg, PA BIRTHDAY – 10/14/1988 FAMILY – Parents- Bill and Pam Sister-Katie Girlfriend- Kasei PETS – Dog- Bailey Cat-Cooper HIGH SCHOOL – Lewisburg Area High School (Class of 2007) COLLEGE – Lock Haven University (B.S in Sports Administration 2011) WHEN DID YOU START WORKING FOR THE PENGUINS – August 2012 PREVIOUS JOBS –… read more
Posted on 12/31/11

Williams and Picard Re-Assigned to W-B/S

Penguins Re-Assign Jason Williams and Alexandre Picard to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton The Pittsburgh Penguins have re-assigned forward Jason Williams and defenseman Alexandre Picard to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton of the American Hockey League, it was announced by executive vice president and general manager Ray Shero. Williams, 31, has played in seven games this season for Pittsburgh, tallying a goal and an assist while averaging 10:22 minutes. Both of Williams’ points came in an 8-3 defeat of… read more
Posted on 12/31/11

The “Mun”-ey Man

Note:This article appeared in Volume 8, Issue8 of Breakaway   There are plenty of well-traveled players around the American Hockey League.  Few in the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins locker room may be as diversely traveled as goaltender Scott Munroe.  Alabama and the Tatarstan Republic of Russia are not most common stops during the course of a hockey career, but they are a part of Munroe’s journey to Northeastern Pennsylvania.     Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan is as natural… read more
Posted on 12/30/11


  WILKES-BARRE, Pa. – Help the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins close out 2011 and ring in the New Year as they face off against the Bridgeport Sound Tigers on Saturday, December 31.   Saturday’s contest will have a special start time of 5:05 PM.  Tickets are available at the PennStar Box Office at Mohegan Sun Arena, through any Ticketmaster outlet, or online at  Tickets can also be purchased via phone by calling 1-800-745-3000.     For more… read more
Posted on 12/29/11


  HERSHEY, Pa. – The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins were able to overcome a two-goal deficit in the third period and four power play goals from the Hershey Bears to score a 6-5 shootout win on Wednesday at GIANT Center.      After a flurry of goals in the middle period sent the game into the third with a 3-3 score, a parade of Wilkes-Barre/Scranton players to the penalty box would give Hershey consecutive 5-on-3 advantages.  Chris Bourque and Ryan Potulny ripped home… read more
Posted on 12/28/11


  WILKES-BARRE, Pa. –The Hershey Bears recorded three goals in both the first and third periods to run away with a 6-0 shutout of the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins on Tuesday at Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza.    The Bears enjoyed a power play just 28 seconds into the contest and though they wouldn’t convert during the man-advantage, Tomas Kundratek put his team up 1-0 when he swatted a rebound inside the near post at the 2:35 mark.    Hershey added to its… read more
Posted on 12/27/11

Penguins & 98.5 KRZ Donate to St. Vincent DePaul Soup Kitchen

  WILKES-BARRE, Pa. – With the help of their Thanks 4 Giving program, the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins and Rocky, Sue and Lissa from 98.5 KRZ helped raise $1,008 for the St. Vincent DePaul Soup Kitchen.   As a part of their Thanks 4 Giving efforts, the Penguins offered a special ticket deal that included a ticket for their November 25 game against the Hershey Bears, a Penguins hat and a food voucher for a hot dog, soda and popcorn.  Four dollars of each ticket sold went… read more
Posted on 12/22/11


PENGUINS WEEKLY RELEASE 11 Logjam for Top Spot in East Division Continues   LAST WEEK’S RESULTS   TUESDAY, DECEMBER 13:  PENGUINS 4, Senators 2… Colin McDonald found the back net of twice to help Wilkes-Barre/Scranton to a 4-2 victory over the Binghamton Senators and the 500th regular season win in team history.     Zach Sill’s tip-in goal at 8:01 of the third was the game-winner for the Penguins as Binghamton managed all of its offense during a pair of… read more
Posted on 12/21/11

Pittsburgh Re-Assigns Tangradi to W-B/S

The Pittsburgh Penguins have re-assigned forward Eric Tangradi to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton of the American Hockey League, it was announced today by executive vice president and general manager Ray Shero.   Tangradi, 22, has played in four games with Pittsburgh this season, going scoreless while averaging 10:23 minutes per game. Tangradi ranks fourth on WBS with 20 points (10G-10A) in 24 contests.   read more
Posted on 12/21/11
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