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PENGUINS SIGN CIANFRINI TO PTO

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. – The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins today announced that they have signed defenseman Paul Cianfrini to a professional tryout agreement (PTO).    Cianfrini, 25, has collected one goal, two assists and two penalty minutes in 16 games this season for the Wheeling Nailers (ECHL).  The third-year pro has appeared in 154 ECHL contests with Toledo, Trenton and Wheeling, totaling 32 points (3G-29A) and 73 penalty minutes.    A native of Dundas, Ontario, Cianfrini… read more
Posted on 12/20/14

KOSTOPOULOS TO SERVE AS CAPTAIN AT AHL ALL-STAR CLASSIC

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. – The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins, in conjunction with the American Hockey League, announced today that team captain Tom Kostopoulos has been selected to serve as playing captain for the 2015 AHL All-Star Classic presented by Turning Stone Resort Casino, to be held January 25-26 in Utica, N.Y.   Captains for the American Hockey League All-Star teams are selected by the league president in recognition of their outstanding leadership and service.   Tom Kostopoulos… read more
Posted on 12/19/14

BILL GUERIN NAMED HONORARY CAPTAIN FOR 2015 AHL ALL-STAR CLASSIC

American Hockey League President and CEO David Andrews announced today that Bill Guerin and Eric Weinrich will serve as the honorary captains for the 2015 AHL All-Star Classic presented by Turning Stone Resort Casino, to be held January 25-26 in Utica, N.Y. Each year, the All-Star Classic honorary captains join the participating teams in the locker room and on the benches during the Skills Competition and All-Star Game, and are recognized for their careers at the annual AHL Hall of Fame Induction… read more
Posted on 12/18/14

PITTSBURGH ASSIGNS HARTZELL TO WBS

  WILKES-BARRE, Pa. – The Pittsburgh Penguins have assigned goaltender Eric Hartzell to the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins from the Wheeling Nailers (ECHL), it was announced today   In two appearances this season for Wilkes-Barre/Scranton, Hartzell went 2-0-0 with a 2.92 goals against average and a .882 save percentage.   He has also compiled a record of 5-4-0 for the Nailers in 2014-15, while recording a 2.54 GAA, a .915 save percentage and one shutout.    A 25-year… read more
Posted on 12/17/14

PENGUINS WEEKLY - 12/16/14

Penguins Maintain Hold on Top Spot in East Division    Weekly Rewind Fri., Dec. 12 – PENGUINS 4 vs. Bridgeport 1 The Penguins turned the tables on the Sound Tigers, holding Bridgeport’s top-ranked power play scoreless and converting twice on the man-advantage themselves in a 4-1 win at Mohegan Sun Arena.  Bryan Rust netted two goals in the victory and Derrick Pouliot registered a goal and an assist.   Sat., Dec. 13 – Penguins 1 at LEHIGH VALLEY 2 (SO) Jean-Sebastien… read more
Posted on 12/16/14

PENS ANNOUNCE EYEWITNESS NEWS FAN FRIDAYS

  WILKES-BARRE, Pa. – The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins today announced Eyewitness News Fan Fridays coming to the team’s schedule in the new year.  Beginning on Jan. 2 and continuing for the remainder of the 2014-15 regular season, all Penguins Friday home games will feature $14 tickets and numerous giveaways for fans.   read more
Posted on 12/16/14

PENGUINS RECALL SEYMOUR FROM WHEELING

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. – The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins today announced that defenseman Clark Seymour has been recalled from loan to the Wheeling Nailers (ECHL).   Currently in his first season of professional hockey, Seymour has recorded one goal, five assists and 15 penalty minutes over 18 games with the Nailers.  Seymour made his Wilkes-Barre/Scranton and American Hockey League debut on Dec. 6, collecting an assist for the Penguins.    A 21-year old native of Brockville,… read more
Posted on 12/15/14

PITTSBURGH RECALLS HARRINGTON

December 14, 2014 The Pittsburgh Penguins have recalled defenseman Scott Harrington from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton, it was announced on Sunday. Harrington has appeared in 21 games for Wilkes-Barre/Scranton this season, recording five assists, 12 penalty minutes and a plus-6 rating.  The second-year pro has 39 points (5+24), 67 penalty minutes and a plus-15 rating in 97 career AHL games. The 21-year old native of Kingston, ON, was selected by the Penguins in the second round (54th overall) of the… read more
Posted on 12/14/14

RUST, FARNHAM RECALLED BY PITTSBURGH

The Pittsburgh Penguins have recalled forwards Bryan Rust and Bobby Farnham from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton of the American Hockey League, it was announced today by executive vice president and general manager Jim Rutherford. Forward Jayson Megna was re-assigned to WBS. Rust and Farnham will be looking to make their NHL debuts tonight against the Columbus Blue Jackets. Rust, 22, helped the WBS Penguins earn a 4-1 win against Bridgeport yesterday by scoring a pair of goals, including the game-winner. Rust… read more
Posted on 12/13/14

HYNES AND NASREDDINE SIGNED TO MULTI-YEAR EXTENSIONS

  WILKES-BARRE, Pa. – The Pittsburgh Penguins announced today that Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Head Coach John Hynes and Assistant Coach Alain Nasreddine have been signed to multi-year extensions.    “John and Alain have done a tremendous job creating a winning environment on and off the ice during their time in Wilkes-Barre/Scranton,” said Pittsburgh Penguins Associate General Manager Jason Botterill. “They have been instrumental in the overall success of the Penguins… read more
Posted on 12/12/14
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