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PITTSBURGH ASSIGNS HARTZELL TO WBS

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. – The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins announced today that goaltender Eric Hartzell has been assigned by the Pittsburgh Penguins to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton from the Wheeling Nailers (ECHL).  In addition, forward Denver Manderson has been returned on loan to Wheeling.    Hartzell, 24, has won five straight starts for the Nailers to lift his ECHL record to 8-4-1 with a 2.91 GAA and a .905 save percentage.  The rookie netminder has gone 10-7-1 this year for Wilkes-Barre/Scranton… read more
Posted on 03/31/14

KOSTOPOULOS APPEARS IN 400th GAME WITH WILKES-BARRE/SCRANTON

Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins captain Tom Kostopoulos appeared in his 400th game with the club on Saturday night against the Norfolk Admirals. A member of the Penguins inaugural squad in 1999-2000, Kostopoulos is the team’s all-time leader in games played (400), as well as goals (121), assists (176) and points (297), and ranks fifth on the club’s all-time list with 630 penalty minutes. The native of Mississauga, Ontario was selected in the seventh round (204th overall) of the 1999 NHL… read more
Posted on 03/29/14

PENS POST SECOND STRAIGHT 2-1 WIN OVER ADMIRALS

Dominik Uher’s third period shorthanded goal was the difference in the game, as the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins posted a second straight 2-1 victory over the Norfolk Admirals on Saturday night at the Scope. With the win, the Penguins (38-22-3-5, 84 points) moved seven points clear of the Admirals (34-24-2-7, 77 points) in the East Division standings.  The Penguins are one point off of the division leading Binghamton Senators, who posted a 4-3 shootout victory in Syracuse on Saturday… read more
Posted on 03/29/14

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Posted on 03/29/14

KOBASEW STRETCHES GOAL STREAK TO SIX GAMES IN WIN

The dynamic duo of Chuck Kobasew and Andrew Ebbett continued their scoring streaks on Friday night. Ebbett set up Kobasew’s second period goal less than a minute into the second period, and the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins posted a 2-1 win over the Norfolk Admirals at the Scope on Friday night. With the victory, the Penguins (37-22-3-5, 82 points) moved five points clear of the Admirals (34-23-2-7, 77 points) in the East Division standings.  Wilkes-Barre/Scranton also kept pace with… read more
Posted on 03/28/14

RUOPP ASSIGNED TO WILKES-BARRE/SCRANTON

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. – The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins announced today that defenseman Harrison Ruopp has been assigned from the Wheeling Nailers (ECHL) by the Pittsburgh Penguins.    In 16 games with the Penguins this year, Ruopp has posted 32 penalty minutes.  A 21-year old rookie from Zehner, Saskatchewan, Ruopp has also collected three assists and 42 PIM over 19 games for Wheeling.     Ruopp was originally a 2011 third-round draft pick (84th overall) of the… read more
Posted on 03/27/14

KOBASEW CONTINUES HOT STREAK IN 2-1 LOSS TO BRUINS

Chuck Kobasew stretched his goal streak to five games, but his tally was the only the Penguins could muster, as the Providence Bruins took a 2-1 win against the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins on Wednesday night at the Mohegan Sun Arena. The Penguins (36-22-3-5, 80 points) failed to pick up ground on the East Division leading Binghamton Senators, who hold a one point edge in the division standings over Wilkes-Barre/Scranton with two games in hand. Providence (35-23-2-7, 79 points) moved into eighth… read more
Posted on 03/26/14

PENGUINS RECALL ROWNEY FROM WHEELING

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. – The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins announced today that forward Carter Rowney has been recalled on loan from the Wheeling Nailers (ECHL).    The 23-year old rookie returns to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton where he has skated in 16 contests this season, collecting one goal and two assists.  Rowney is currently tied for second on the Nailers with 44 points, having registered 13 goals and 31 assists in the 39 games.  He is also the team leader with a +23 plus/minus… read more
Posted on 03/26/14

PENGUINS WEEKLY #26

Penguins Have Won Seven of Nine in March Weekly Rewind Peter Mannino made 16 saves for his second straight shutout and Spencer Machacek notched the game-winner at 7:38 of the first as the Penguins beat the Crunch, 2-0.  Adam Payerl also picked up his third goal of the season later in the first.   Sat., Mar. 22 – PENGUINS 1 vs. Utica 2 Colin Stuart’s tally at 8:01 of the third stood as the decisive goal in the Comets’ 2-1 win over the Penguins.  Chuck Kobasew’s… read more
Posted on 03/25/14

PITTSBURGH ASSIGNS HARTZELL TO WILKES-BARRE/SCRANTON

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. – The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins announced today that goaltender Eric Hartzell has been assigned from the Wheeling Nailers (ECHL) by the Pittsburgh Penguins.    Hartzell, 24, has allowed only six goals in winning his last three starts with the Nailers and raised his record to 6-4-1 with a 3.08 GAA and a .901 save percentage.  The rookie netminder has gone 10-7-1 this season for Wilkes-Barre/Scranton with a 2.30 goals against average, a .908 save percentage… read more
Posted on 03/24/14
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