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PENGUINS BEST PIRATES IN SHOOTOUT, 3-2

February 26, 2016 BOXSCORE   PORTLAND, Maine – In a high-octane contest that came down to the wire, the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins defeated the Portland Pirates in a shootout, 3-2, on Friday night at Cross Insurance Arena. Filled with tons of scoring chances from the start, the game turned into a goaltender’s duel between the Penguins’ Matt Murray and the Pirates’ Mike McKenna. Murray turned in a 32-save performance in regulation and overtime while McKenna posted… read more
Posted on 02/26/16

PENS LOSE IN OT, BUT SECURE SIX-OF-EIGHT POINTS FOR THE WEEK

February 14, 2016 BOXSCORE   WILKES-BARRE, Pa. – Gutting it out in the final game of a busy weekend schedule, the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins threw together a strong performance only to fall in overtime to the Portland Pirates, 3-2, on Sunday at Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza. Down 1-0 in the third period of their third game of a three-in-three, the Penguins battled to a 2-1 advantage only to see the Pirates come back and beat them once again in overtime. “We battled hard there… read more
Posted on 02/14/16

JARRY SHUTS OUT PIRATES IN CONVINCING 5-0 WIN

January 23, 2016 BOXSCORE   PORTLAND, Maine – The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins bounced back in a big way from their loss to the Portland Pirates the night before by beating the Pirates in decisive fashion on Saturday night. The Penguins skated to a 5-0 victory at Cross Insurance Arena, featuring a 34-save shutout from Tristan Jarry and goal contributions from one player on each of Wilkes-Barre/Scranton’s four forward lines. Scott Wilson scored his league-leading 20th goal of the… read more
Posted on 01/23/16

CRUNCH DEFEAT PENGUINS IN SYRACUSE, 4-2

January 16, 2016 BOXSCORE   SYRACUSE, N.Y. – The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins’ seven-game winning streak came to an end at the hands of the Syracuse Crunch on Saturday night at Oncenter War Memorial Arena. The Crunch downed the Penguins, 4-2, despite a valiant comeback effort in the third period by Wilkes-Barre/Scranton. Syracuse took a 2-0 lead by cashing in twice on a double minor penalty to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton during the first period. A redirect by Adam Erne at 11:31 gave… read more
Posted on 01/16/16

PENGUINS COME FROM BEHIND TWICE FOR 6-4 VICTORY

January 13, 2016 BOXSCORE   WILKES-BARRE, Pa. – The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins erased two separate two-goal deficits and scored four-straight goals to beat the St. John’s IceCaps, 6-4, in a seesaw game at Mile One Centre on Wednesday night. Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (28-8-0-1) completed a four-game season sweep of the IceCaps and grew its winning streak to seven games. The first minute of play featured a goal from the IceCaps when Max Friberg netted his sixth goal of the season and… read more
Posted on 01/13/16

WILKES-BARRE/SCRANTON OUTLASTS ST. JOHN’S, 2-1

January 12, 2016 BOXSCORE   WILKES-BARRE, Pa. – The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins didn’t get off to an ideal start on Tuesday night against the St. John’s IceCaps, but their finish was picture perfect as the Penguins topped the IceCaps, 2-1, at Mile One Centre. St. John’s wasted no time to get things going, scoring 21 seconds into the game. Gabriel Dumont was credited with his 10th goal of the season as the IceCaps took the early 1-0 lead. Josh Archibald looked to have… read more
Posted on 01/12/16

HECTIC FIRST PERIOD HIGHLIGHTS PENGUINS’ 4-3 WIN

January 8, 2016 BOXSCORE   ALLENTOWN, Pa. – The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins took down the Lehigh Valley Phantoms, 4-3, in a thriller on Friday night at PPL Center to win their fourth-straight game and improve to 25-8-0-1. The game’s first period featured seven goals scored between the two teams and saw the Penguins gain the lead, lose it, and take it back again with the eventual game-winning goal. “I really liked the way we kept our composure,” said Penguins head coach… read more
Posted on 01/08/16

PENS’ IMPROVED EFFORT NOT ENOUGH IN 3-0 SHUTOUT LOSS

December 27, 2015 BOXSCORE WILKES-BARRE, Pa. – The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins responded to their shutout loss from a day before with more shots on goal, stronger play, and a greater all-around effort, yet still came out on the losing end against the Lehigh Valley Phantoms on Sunday evening at Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza. The Phantoms finished the game shutting out the Penguins 3-0, keeping Wilkes-Barre/Scranton off the scoresheet for the second game in a row despite a noticeably better… read more
Posted on 12/27/15

PENS’ PUSH NOT ENOUGH IN 3-1 LOSS TO LEHIGH VALLEY

December 4, 2015 BOXSCORE   WILKES-BARRE, Pa. – If you took a glance inside the Lehigh Valley Phantoms net at the end of Friday night’s game, you’d probably see everything but the kitchen sink, and no more than one puck. Goalie Anthony Stolarz came up huge for the Phantoms, making 35 saves as the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins were handed their first home loss of the season in a 3-1 loss to Lehigh Valley. The Penguins outshot Lehigh Valley 36-22 over the course of the game,… read more
Posted on 12/04/15

THREE-GOAL SECOND PERIOD ENOUGH TO BEAT BEARS, 3-2

November 28, 2015 BOXSCORE   WILKES-BARRE, Pa. – Three goals in the second period were enough for the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins to extend their franchise-record home winning streak to 10 games, as they outlasted the Hershey Bears, 3-2, on Saturday night. After an admittedly sloppy opening period, the Penguins barnstormed the Bears in the second, outshooting their opponent, 14-4, and establishing a 3-0 lead. “We didn’t have [our game] in the first period, but I thought… read more
Posted on 11/28/15
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