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RISING TO THE DEFENSE

Rising to the Defense By Mike O'Brien The summer is far from over and there is much to played out over the landscape of the NHL.  Free agency is still in full effect and rosters around the league are sure to change once or twice before pucks drop in October.  As the Pittsburgh Penguins' 2013 Development Camp carries on this week, it seems as though youth will reign as the next generation of defensive prospects prepares to man the blueline for Wilkes-Barre/Scranton.   At the… read more
Posted on 07/18/13

PENS DEVELOPMENT CAMP PROFILES - PART 2

The Pittsburgh Penguins 2013 Development Camp begins today as players arrive at CONSOL Energy Center.  Wilkes-Barre/Scranton color commentator Mike O'Brien will be heading out to the Steel City to provide coverage Thursday through Saturday.  Make sure you follow him on Twitter and Facebook  for live updates.  Leading up to Thursday, we will be profiling some of the players participating in this year's development camp.  Today we look at past draft… read more
Posted on 07/17/13

PENS DEVELOPMENT CAMP PROFILES

The Pittsburgh Penguins 2013 Development Camp begins today as players arrive at CONSOL Energy Center.  Wilkes-Barre/Scranton color commentator Mike O'Brien will be heading out to the Steel City to provide coverage Thursday through Saturday.  Make sure you follow him on Twitter and Facebook for live updates.  Leading up to Thursday, we will be profiling some of the players participating in this year's development camp.  Today we look at the Penguins' 2013… read more
Posted on 07/15/13

YOU LIKE US, YOU REALLY LIKE US!

The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins Facebook page hit something of a milestone on Sunday, surpassing the 20,000 likes mark. In less than one full year, the Penguins’ Facebook page has seen growth of more than 38%, going from 14,493 likes on August 1, 2012 to 20,001 as of July 15, 2013.  Since the start of the 2013 calendar year, the page has seen its likes grow by 23.1% (16,244 likes on January 1, 2013). The Penguins’ Facebook page is among the most popular for American Hockey League… read more
Posted on 07/15/13

BARRETT NAMED WINNER OF AHL’S EBRIGHT AWARD

Barrett Named Winner of AHL’s Thomas Ebright Award Penguins CEO honored for career contributions to the AHL   WILKES-BARRE, Pa. – The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins, in conjunction with the American Hockey League, today announced that chief executive officer Jeff Barrett has been selected as the winner of the league’s Thomas Ebright Award in recognition of career contributions to the AHL.   Barrett has overseen the operations of Wilkes-Barre/Scranton since the team’s… read more
Posted on 07/11/13

AHL BOARD OF GOVERNORS APPROVES DIVISION ALIGNMENT FOR 2013-14

AHL BOARD OF GOVERNORS APPROVES DIVISION ALIGNMENT FOR 2013-14 League welcomes Utica Comets and Iowa Wild; Eastern Conference remains unchanged   SPRINGFIELD, Mass. … American Hockey League President and CEO David Andrews announced that the league’s Board of Governors, convening this week for its Annual Meeting in Hilton Head Island, S.C., has approved the following division alignment for the 2013-14 AHL season (NHL affiliates in parentheses): Eastern Conference Atlantic Division… read more
Posted on 07/11/13

PENGUINS EARLY BIRD TICKET PLAN

The early bird catches the worm! Or in this case, the hockey tickets!  The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins Early Bird Package features tickets to six (6) select home games, at a great price.  Select your zone and how many packages you want, then simply submit your info.  A Penguins ticket rep will then contact you to discuss the best seating locations in your prefered zone.  You will receive the same seats to all six games!  No payment will be charged until after your location… read more
Posted on 07/11/13

W-B/S SEASON IN REVIEW: SYRACUSE

Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins Season in Review:  Eastern Conference Final vs. Syracuse by Jen Dobias The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins took the ice in 2012-13 for their 14th season of play and looking to come on top of the rough and tumble East Division. With the NHL lockout providing the backdrop for the first half of the season, the Penguins seemed to find their stride over the final two months of the regular season en route to their 11th consecutive Calder Cup Playoff appearance. We… read more
Posted on 07/10/13

SILL, THOMPSON RE-UP WITH PENGUINS

The Pittsburgh Penguins have signed forwards Zach Sill and Paul Thompson to one-year contracts, it was announced Tuesday by executive vice president and general manager Ray Shero. Sill, 25, completed his fourth season with the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins of the American Hockey League (AHL) in 2012-13, tallying nine points on four goals and five assists in 57 regular-season games, and four points on two goals and two assists in 15 postseason games. The 6-foot, 202-pound forward originally joined… read more
Posted on 07/09/13

W-B/S SEASON IN REVIEW: PROVIDENCE

Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins Season in Review:  Eastern Conference Semifinal vs. Providence by Jen Dobias The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins took the ice in 2012-13 for their 14th season of play and looking to come on top of the rough and tumble East Division. With the NHL lockout providing the backdrop for the first half of the season, the Penguins seemed to find their stride over the final two months of the regular season en route to their 11th consecutive Calder Cup Playoff appearance. We… read more
Posted on 07/08/13
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