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SPRONG GIVES PENGUINS 2-0 SERIES LEAD WITH TWO-GOAL NIGHT

April 21, 2016 BOXSCORE WILKES-BARRE, Pa. – For the second night in a row, the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins and Providence Bruins required overtime in their Atlantic Division Semifinal series of the Calder Cup Playoffs. Once again, the Penguins emerged as winners, but it was a new face lifting them to a 2-0 series lead. Playing in just his second AHL game, Daniel Sprong scored twice, including the OT game-winner, putting the Penguins over Providence, 4-3, in Game 2 of the best-of-five opening… read more
Posted on 04/21/16

ROWNEY LOSES TOOTH, WINS GAME 1 FOR PENGUINS IN OVERTIME, 3-2

April 20, 2016 BOXSCORE   WILKES-BARRE, Pa. – Playoff hockey is known as time when players pay a price to win games. The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins’ Carter Rowney became the newest name on a long list of people to learn that lesson. Rowney may have lost a tooth from an errant stick that caught him in the face back in the second period, but he didn’t have to wait for the tooth fairy to give him a reward, as he scored the overtime game-winning goal for his Penguins to take… read more
Posted on 04/20/16

PENGUINS SHOW RESILIENCY IN 2-1 SHOOTOUT LOSS AT HERSHEY

April 17, 2016 BOXSCORE   HERSHEY, Pa. – The regular season was so successful for the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins and Hershey Bears that they milked its last game down to the very last second. The Penguins battled through a tightly contested affair with the Bears and overcame eight trips to the penalty kill and a late-game goalie change to force extra time in an eventual 2-1 shootout loss. “I’m proud of our guys. It’s very resilient the way they performed,” said… read more
Posted on 04/17/16

ROWNEY RECEIVES TEAM MVP, SCORES ONLY GOAL IN 3-1 LOSS

April 16, 2016 BOXSCORE   WILKES-BARRE, Pa. – Before the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins’ dropped the puck on their final home game of the season, Carter Rowney was awarded the team’s MVP. He backed up that choice by scoring the team’s only goal in a 3-1 loss to the Providence Bruins on Saturday night at Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza. Rowney and the Penguins put forth a dominant, 20-shot first period much to the delight of the fans in attendance, but ultimately the… read more
Posted on 04/16/16

WILKES-BARRE/SCRANTON GETS GUTSY 2-1 WIN AGAINST LEHIGH VALLEY

April 15, 2016 BOXSCORE   ALLENTOWN, Pa. – The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins took down the Lehigh Valley Phantoms, 2-1, at PPL Center on Friday night. The Penguins seemed to have run into a white-hot goaltender – the same fate that befell them a week ago in a loss to the Phantoms – but they continued to battle and broke through for two gritty goals, enough to skate away with their heads held high and the win. “You know what? You just have to trust the system and work… read more
Posted on 04/15/16

PENGUINS FALL SHORT IN BREATHTAKING SHOWDOWN WITH BEARS

April 10, 2016 BOXSCORE   WILKES-BARRE, Pa. – The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins and Hershey Bears combined for one of the most back-and-forth third periods a hockey fan could ever see, but the Penguins fell to their Atlantic Division rival in the end, 5-3, at Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza on Sunday evening. Penguins defenseman Will O’Neill led his team’s valiant rally attempts by assisting on all three of Wilkes-Barre/Scranton’s goals in the contest, establishing… read more
Posted on 04/10/16

PENGUINS PUNCH PLAYOFF TICKET WITH 4-3 WIN AT HERSHEY

April 9, 2016 BOXSCORE   HERSHEY, Pa. – The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins will find themselves in familiar territory this spring. In a down-to-the-wire 4-3 win against the Hershey Bears at Giant Center on Saturday night, Wilkes-Barre/Scranton secured its 14th consecutive appearance to the Calder Cup Playoffs. “We wanted those two points,” said Penguins head coach Clark Donatelli. “This is a tough Hershey team, especially at home. I thought our guys really dug in deep… read more
Posted on 04/09/16

PENGUINS LOSE 4-0 TO PHANTOMS DESPITE STARK SHOT ADVANTAGE

April 8, 2016 BOXSCORE   WILKES-BARRE, Pa. – The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins (41-25-4-1) poured on the pressure against the Lehigh Valley Phantoms (32-32-4-3), but were ultimately undone by two strong individual efforts by the Phantoms in a 4-0 loss on Friday night at Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza. Martin Ouellette made 40 saves for his second consecutive shutout, and Adam Comrie’s first AHL hat trick turned the tables and gave the Phantoms the win. “I thought their goalie… read more
Posted on 04/08/16

GUENTZEL SCORES HIS FIRST IN PENGUINS LOSS TO PORTLAND

April 3, 2016 BOXSCORE   WILKES-BARRE, Pa. – Connor Brickley led the scoring attack with a goal and two assists, as the Portland Pirates defeated the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins, 5-3, on Sunday evening at Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza.  A second-year pro, Brickley set a new personal best for points in a game with three, while Cameron Gaunce and Wayne Simpson each picked up a pair of assists for the visiting Pirates. Wilkes-Barre/Scranton took an early lead just 1:24 into the… read more
Posted on 04/03/16

PENGUINS LOSE TO BRIDGEPORT, 5-2

April 2, 2016 BOXSCORE   WILKES-BARRE, Pa. – The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins fell to the Bridgeport Sound Tigers 5-2 at Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza on Saturday night. The Sound Tigers skated to victory on the back of Alan Quine, who scored his first career hat trick in the final meeting of the regular season between these two clubs. Bridgeport quickly scored a power play goal 41 seconds into the game when Quine tracked down a loose puck atop the crease, giving the Sound Tigers… read more
Posted on 04/02/16
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