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CHRISTMAS JERSEY AUCTION NEWS

We’ve got good news for fans who aren’t able to attend tonight’s game, but still want a shot at one of our festive holiday sweaters, which will be auctioned off for our charity fund. We’ll still be holding a live auction following tonight’s game for a large selection of the game-worn jerseys.  But, due to popular demand, we will be holding a handful back to auction off online starting next week. Fans attending tonight’s game will be able to place their bids… read more
Posted on 12/21/13

PENGUINS SIGN TORQUATO TO PTO

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. – The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins announced today that they have signed center Zack Torquato to a professional tryout agreement (PTO).    Currently in his third season with the Wheeling Nailers (ECHL), Torquato has registered 31 points (9g-22a) and 18 penalty minutes in 25 games this season and is the team’s leader in goals, assists and points. He leads the ECHL in assists (21) and is tied for second in points (31).    A former sixth-round selection… read more
Posted on 12/21/13

SHARKS WORK PAST PENGUINS

Game Sheet   WILKES-BARRE, Pa. – The Worcester Sharks limited the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins to just eight shots through the first forty minutes before holding in the third period for a 4-1 win at Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza.      The Sharks took a 1-0 lead at 6:14 of the first period on their second power play of the game.  Freddie Hamilton accepted a pass from Bracken Kearns and skated to the right slot before releasing a shot that beat Eric Hartzell to the… read more
Posted on 12/20/13

GIBBONS BACK TO THE BURGH

The Pittsburgh Penguins have recalled forward Brian Gibbons from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton of the American Hockey League (AHL), it was announced today by executive vice president and general manager Ray Shero. Gibbons, 25, is in his second stint of the season with the Penguins. He scored his first NHL goal and added an assist for two points in a 3-1 win over the Anaheim Ducks on Nov. 18. The 5-foot-8, 170-pound Gibbons continues to lead the way for WBS offensively this season, posting team highs with… read more
Posted on 12/17/13

PENGUINS WEEKLY #12

Kostopoulos' nets game-winner on Friday for 500th pro point  Homestand continues this weekend with games versus Worcester and Syracuse Weekly Rewind Wed., Dec. 11 – PENGUINS 2 vs. Springfield 3 The Penguins rallied from two down in the third period only to have the Falcons’ Jonathan Marchessault notch the deciding goal on the power play with 7:22 to go.   Harry Zolnierczyk started the comeback for W-B/Scranton with a shorthanded penalty shot goal 2:58 into the third.… read more
Posted on 12/17/13

PENGUINS RECALL STEVENSON FROM WHEELING

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. – The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins announced today that they have recalled defenseman Dustin Stevenson from loan to the Wheeling Nailers (ECHL).    Stevenson, 24, made his American Hockey League debut earlier this season, appearing in four games for the Penguins and recording two penalty minutes.  In 14 games this season with Wheeling, the fourth-year pro has posted five assists and 38 PIM.    Stevenson has totaled three goals, 31 assists and 298… read more
Posted on 12/16/13

ZOLNIERCZYK, SAMUELSSON RECALLED

The Pittsburgh Penguins have recalled defenseman Philip Samuelsson and forward Harry Zolnierczyk from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton of the American Hockey League (AHL), it was announced today by executive vice president and general manager Ray Shero. For Samuelsson, 22, this marks the first time in his career that he has been recalled to the NHL. This season he has totaled six assists and a plus-3 in 26 AHL games with WBS. The 6-for-2, 194-pound Samuelsson is the son of Ulf Samuelsson, a defenseman on Pittsburgh’s… read more
Posted on 12/16/13

PENGUINS SLIDE BY COMETS

Game Sheet   WILKES-BARRE, Pa. – Nick D’Agostino’s first professional goal, scored on the power play, allowed the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins to wrestle a 1-0 win away from the Utica Comets at Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza.  Eric Hartzell also registered his second shutout of the season, making 22 saves in the game.   Midway through the third period, the Penguins found themselves with back-to-back power play opportunities.  D'Agostino would finally… read more
Posted on 12/14/13

SATURDAY UPDATE

Dear Pens fans Tonight's game between the Penguins and the Utica Comets will be played as scheduled. HOWEVER, any fan who does not feel safe driving in these conditions may exchange their tickets for tonight for an upcoming game. Please contact the Penguins ticket department starting Monday morning at 570-208-7367, and we will be happy to accommodate you with seats to an upcoming game. Stay warm, stay safe, and have a great holiday.   read more
Posted on 12/14/13

PENGUINS DEFEAT BEARS AS KOSTOPOULOS REACHES MILESTONE

Game Sheet   WILKES-BARRE, Pa. – Tom Kostopoulos’ second goal of the game was the game-winner and the 500th point of his pro career as the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins triumphed over the Hershey Bears, 5-3, at Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza.    Wilkes-Barre/Scranton saw its three-goal cushion dwindle down to one and entered the third period holding on to a 3-2 lead.  Kostopoulos gave the Penguins much-needed breathing room at 6:05 when he intercepted an outlet… read more
Posted on 12/13/13
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