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WBS PENGUINS HONORED AT AHL TEAM BUSINESS SERVICES AWARDS

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. – The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins were recognized for excellence in digital media during the American Hockey League’s annual Team Business Services awards.  It was the second time in three seasons that the Penguins were selected for the honor, also earning the award in 2013.      AHL President and CEO David Andrews announced the winners of the Team Business Services awards - recognizing outstanding achievements in a variety of categories including… read more
Posted on 07/09/15

SHAVERTOWN NATIVE MCGRATH SIGNS WITH PENGUINS

  WILKES-BARRE, Pa. – The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins announced today that they have signed forward Patrick McGrath to an American Hockey League contract for the 2015-16 season.    A native of Shavertown, Pennsylvania, McGrath became the first local hockey player to join the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins, signing a professional tryout agreement with the team on December 26, 2014.  He made his AHL debut the next night versus Bridgeport Sound Tigers and appeared in two… read more
Posted on 07/08/15

JAY LEACH NAMED ASSISTANT COACH OF WBS PENGUINS

  PITTSBURGH, Pa. – Jay Leach has been named assistant coach of the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins, it was announced today by associate general manager Jason Botterill.   Leach, 35, joins the Penguins organization after most recently serving as an assistant coach last season for Alder Mannheim, helping the team to a Deutsche Eishockey Liga championship.   “We are pleased to be able to add Jay to our coaching staff,” said Botterill. “With veteran experience as… read more
Posted on 07/07/15

PITTSBURGH RE-SIGNS McNEILL

July 3, 2015     The Pittsburgh Penguins have re-signed defenseman Reid McNeill to a two-year contract, it was announced today by executive vice president and general manager Jim Rutherford.   The deal is a two-way deal that carries an average annual value of $575,000 at the NHL level.   McNeill, 23, helped the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins allow the fewest goals in the American Hockey League (AHL) for the fourth time in the last five years in 2014-15. He played in 54 regular-season… read more
Posted on 07/03/15

PITTSBURGH SIGNS WILL O’NEILL

July 2, 2015   The Pittsburgh Penguins have signed defenseman Will O’Neill to a one-year, two-way contract, it was announced today by executive vice president and general manager Jim Rutherford.   The deal has an average annual value of $575,000 at the NHL level.   O’Neill, 27, was one of the top offensive defensemen in the American Hockey League (AHL) this year, ranking fifth among all league blueliners with 48 points (10G-38A) in 72 games with the St. John’s IceCaps.… read more
Posted on 07/02/15

PITTSBURGH INKS CONOR SHEARY TO NHL DEAL

  July 1, 2015   The Pittsburgh Penguins have signed forward Conor Sheary to a two-year entry-level contract, it was announced today by executive vice president and general manager Jim Rutherford.   Sheary, 23, completed his first full professional season with Wilkes-Barre/Scranton in 2014-15, compiling a team-high 45 points (20G-25A) – the seventh-highest total among AHL rookies – in 58 regular-season games . His 20 goals ranked second on WBS.   The 5-foot-9, 175-pound… read more
Posted on 07/01/15

PENGUINS’ COE EARNS KEN MCKENZIE AWARD

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. … The American Hockey League has named Brian Coe, the vice president of operations for the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins, the winner of the league’s Ken McKenzie Award for the 2014-15 season.    Recognizing the important role played by team management in building a successful franchise, the Ken McKenzie Award is presented annually to an AHL team executive who most successfully promotes his or her own club.    Coe has been a member of the Penguins… read more
Posted on 06/24/15

PITTSBURGH PENGUINS RE-SIGN TOM KUHNHACKL

June 23, 2015   PITTSBURGH, Pa. – The Pittsburgh Penguins have re-signed forward Tom Kuhnhackl to a one-year contract, it was announced today by executive vice president and general manager Jim Rutherford.   The deal is a two-way deal that carries an average annual value of $575,000 at the NHL level.   Kuhnhackl, 23, is coming off the best regular season of his three-year professional career, tallying 30 points (12G-18A) with a plus-10 in 72 contests with the American Hockey… read more
Posted on 06/23/15

MIKE SULLIVAN NAMED HEAD COACH OF W-B/SCRANTON PENGUINS

June 18, 2015 Mike Sullivan has been named head coach of the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins, it was announced today by associate general manager Jason Botterill. Sullivan, 47, has 13 years of coaching experience at the National Hockey League (NHL), American Hockey League (AHL) and international levels. He served two seasons as the Boston Bruins head coach from 2003-06. Sullivan also spent 11 years as an NHL player with four different clubs from 1991-2002, appearing in over 700 games. “We are… read more
Posted on 06/18/15

NASREDDINE JOINS DEVILS COACHING STAFF

June 17, 2015   WILKES-BARRE, Pa. – Alain Nasreddine, part of the coaching duo that helped Wilkes-Barre/Scranton lead the American Hockey League in defense four of the last five seasons, was named an assistant coach for the New Jersey Devils today.  Nasreddine joins former Penguins head coach John Hynes, who was hired as head coach of the Devils on June 2.    In his first year as assistant coach for the Penguins, Nasreddine helped lead the team to a 58-21-0-1 record and… read more
Posted on 06/17/15
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