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GIBBONS KEYS PENS’ OT WIN OVER MONARCHS

MANCHESTER, N.H.  – Brian Gibbons figured in all of the scoring for the Penguins – recording two goals and two assists – as Wilkes-Barre/Scranton downed the Manchester Monarchs with 4-3 overtime victory at Verizon Wireless Arena.   The Penguins wrapped up their perfect three-game, three-day weekend to stay unbeaten on the season at 6-0-0-0.      Wilkes-Barre/Scranton and Manchester skated into the third period in a2-2 deadlock and it was Gibbons giving… read more
Posted on 10/20/13

KUHNHACKL’S LATE GOAL LIFTS PENGUINS PAST SHARKS

WORCESTER, Mass.  – Tom Kuhnhackl’s power play tally with 39.6 seconds left in regulation was part of a two-goal performance that helped the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins to a 3-2 win against the Worcester Sharks at DCU Center.      Heading into the third period down by a score of 1-0, Kuhnhackl pulled Wilkes-Barre/Scranton even at 1:48, taking an Andrew Ebbett pass from the goal line and beating Sharks goalie Harri Sateri with a wrist shot from the low slot.  … read more
Posted on 10/19/13

PENGUINS DOUBLE UP PHANTOMS

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. – Jayson Megna tallied two goals, including the shorthanded game-winner, and Brian Gibbons registered a goal and two assists as the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins upended the Adirondack Phantoms, 6-3, at Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza.  Twelve different players registered a point in helping the Penguins to their best start since 2010-11.   The Penguins quickly got out of the gates and jumped ahead, 1-0, just 1:08 into the first period.  Gibbons started things… read more
Posted on 10/18/13

PENGUINS PULL AWAY IN THIRD FOR WIN OVER CRUNCH

SYRACUSE, N.Y.  – The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins scored five times in the final frame of regulation to power past the Syracuse Crunch, 6-3, at Onondaga County War Memorial at Oncenter.  Nick Drazenovic led a 3-for-9 performance on the man-advantage, registering a power play goal and two power play assists.   Trailing, 2-1, after forty minutes, Wilkes-Barre/Scranton hopped on a 5-on-4 advantage early in the third.  Tom Kostopoulos evened the contest 55 seconds in the… read more
Posted on 10/13/13

PENGUINS STRIKE LATE TO SKATE PAST BEARS

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. – The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins used a late surge in the third period to power past the Hershey Bears, 3-1, in their home opener at Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza.  For the second straight game, Chris Conner notched the game-winner, while Brian Gibbons recorded a goal and assist.     After a scoreless opening frame, Hershey got on the board first when Tomas Kundratek scored off of a wrist shot from the far circle only 4:05 into the second period. … read more
Posted on 10/12/13

PENGUINS OPEN SEASON WITH WIN OVER SOUND TIGERS

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. – Chris Conner and Harry Zolnierczyk both tallied a pair of goals to help lead the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins to a 5-2 win over the Bridgeport Sound Tigers in their season opener at Webster Bank Arena.    Conner helped the Penguins tie the game, 2-2, just 2.1 seconds before the second intermission on a power play goal. With time dwindling down in the period, defenseman Brendan Mikkelson had his point shot stopped by Sound Tigers goalie Anders Nilsson, but Conner… read more
Posted on 10/05/13

PENS EDGE BEARS IN FINAL PRESEASON GAME

Penguins Edge Bears in Final Preseason Tune-Up Samuelsson’s third-period goal helps W-B/Scranton to win   AHL - Hershey Bears at Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins Pens post 2-1 win over Bears in Preseason Finale   WILKES-BARRE, Pa. – In their final game of the exhibition schedule, the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins scored a 2-1 victory over the Hershey Bears at Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza.       The game was tied at one in the third frame when Philip Samuelsson… read more
Posted on 09/29/13

PENGUINS HANDED PRESEASON LOSS BY BEARS

Penguins Handed Preseason Loss by Bears Wilkes-Barre/Scranton hosts Hershey on Sunday in exhibition finale   HERSHEY, Pa. – David Marshal’s four-point game led the offensive charge for the Hershey Bears as they defeated the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins, 6-1, at GIANT Center in their first meeting of this preseason.    Goals in quick succession during the first period allowed the Bears to own a 3-1 lead after the first twenty minutes of hockey.  Hershey’s Tyler… read more
Posted on 09/28/13

PENS DOWN AMERKS IN OT

AHL - Rochester Americans vs. Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguin Penguins stage late comeback to claim 2-1 OT victory   WILKES-BARRE, Pa. – In the their second overtime in as many games this week against the Rochester Americans, it was rookie Cody Sylvester tapping home the deciding tally to lift the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins a 2-1 win in preseason action at the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza.    PHOTO GALLERY   It was Rochester skating to an overtime victory against Wilkes-Barre/Scranton… read more
Posted on 09/27/13

PENS FALL TO AMERKS IN OT IN PRESEASON ACTION

Penguins Fall to Americans in OT in First Preseason Game Manderson and Thompson score for W-B/Scranton   BRIGHTON, N.Y. – Eric Locke’s game-winning goal at 2:56 of overtime gave the Rochester Americans a 3-2 win over the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins in preseason action at Bill Gray’s Regional Iceplex.   The two teams skated into the extra period with the scored tied, 2-2, before Rochester’s Dan Catenacci slid a pass across the crease that hit Locke at the back… read more
Posted on 09/25/13
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