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SEASON IN REVIEW: DECEMBER

By Mike O’Brien and Kristian Stefanides Heading into December with a 13-5-1-2 record, the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins had successfully navigated some rough seas during the previous month.  A rash of injuries on the Pittsburgh Penguins roster saw key players such as Andrew Ebbett, Brian Gibbons, Jayson Megna and Simon Despres spend significant time in the NHL.  No one could foresee that the waters would get much more treacherous for Wilkes-Barre/Scranton.  The injury bug continued… read more
Posted on 06/30/14

NHL DRAFT COVERAGE

Mike O'Brien was live from the 2014 NHL Draft in Philadelphia during the final weekend of June, and you can check out his coverage from the event in his NHL DRAFT BLOG ( http://wbspenguins2014nhldraft.blogspot.com/ ) read more
Posted on 06/26/14

SEASON IN REVIEW: NOVEMBER

By Mike O’Brien and Samantha Patterson After beginning their season in October with a six-game winning streak, the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins ended  the month with two losses that cut short one of the best starts in team history.  All eyes, however, turned to the opening weekend of November which featured a home-and-home series against the Penguins’ biggest rival – the Hershey Bears.  Wilkes-Barre/Scranton took the ice on November 1 against the Bears for the first… read more
Posted on 06/23/14

DATES SET FOR END OF SEASON EQUIPMENT SALE

The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins will be holding their annual New and Used Equipment Sale in the team's locker room at the Toyota SportsPlex. The dates and times are as follows: Saturday, June 28th - 12PM to 4PM Sunday, June 29th - 12PM to 2PM The sale will feature new and game-used items such sticks, gloves, pads, practice jerseys and skates, as well as other equipment. The Penguins team store will also be open during the sale, with great merchandise such as t-shirts, replica jerseys and hats… read more
Posted on 06/18/14

SEASON IN REVIEW:  OCTOBER

Mike O’Brien and Kristian Stefanides The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins entered their 15th season of hockey in northeast Pennsylvania, looking to build off the previous year which saw the team reach the Eastern Conference Final.  The Penguins once again fielded a squad with highly-regarded prospects such as Brian Gibbons, Scott Harrington, Jayson Megna and Harry Zolnierczyk, along with established veterans like Chris Conner, Nick Drazenovic, Andrew Ebbett and Brendan Mikkelson.  The… read more
Posted on 06/16/14

KOSTOPOULOS LOOKING FORWARD TO 2014-15

By Brian Coe As the Penguins emptied their lockers at the Toyota Sportsplex on Thursday, many of the players on hand knew it would be their last time stepping foot in the team’s practice facility. One player, however, knew for sure that he would be back in a few months time. Penguins captain Tom Kostopoulos signed a one-year American Hockey League deal to return to the club for the 2014-15 season, it was announced on Thursday afternoon.  The man known to many as “Mr. Penguin”… read more
Posted on 06/06/14

PENGUINS RE-SIGN KOSTOPOULOS

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. – The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins announced today that they have re-signed Tom Kostopoulos to an AHL contract for the 2014-15 season.   Kostopoulos, 35, will return for his seventh season with the Penguins organization after leading the team this past season in goals (22) and points (47).   He also ranked third on Wilkes-Barre/Scranton with 25 assists in 71 games.    Kostopoulos is the organization’s all-time leader in games played (406),… read more
Posted on 06/05/14

SEASON ENDS IN ST. JOHN’S

Michael Hutchinson turned aside all 34 shots he faced as the St. John's IceCaps advanced to the Calder Cup Final with a 5-0 win over the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins in Game Six of the Eastern Conference Final on Tuesday night at the Mile One Centre. Hutchinson allowed just nine goals in the six-game series, and posted a pair of shutouts to lead the IceCaps to their first championship appearance in the team's third year in the AHL. Eric O'Dell netted his league-high ninth goal of the… read more
Posted on 06/03/14

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