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PENS STOCK UP ON FIRST DAY OF FREE AGENCY

July 1, 2015 The Pittsburgh Penguins struck the biggest deal of the offseason with the acquisition of Phil Kessel from the Toronto Maple Leafs on Wednesday.  The fifth overall pick in the 2006 NHL Entry Draft, the 27-year old Kessel has recorded 247 goals and 520 points in eight seasons with the Boston Bruins (2006-09) and Toronto Maple Leafs (2009-15). And while adding a world class talent to the roster is great news to the fans in Pittsburgh, several of the other moves the Penguins made on… read more
Posted on 07/01/15

2015 NHL DRAFT RECAP

June 27, 2015 The 2015 NHL Draft came to a conclusion on Saturday afternoon, with the Pittsburgh Penguins adding four prospects to the organization – including a pair of players with ties to the Wilkes-Barre area.  Here’s a quick look at the newest future Pens: DANIEL SPRONG - 2nd Round, 46th Overall Right Wing - Shoots Right – 6’ 0”, 183 pounds Born in Amsterdam, Sprong and his family relocated to Canada when he was just seven years old to hone his skills. … read more
Posted on 06/27/15

SEASON IN REVIEW: DECEMBER

  Check back every week as Penguins broadcaster Mike O'Brien takes you back through the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins' 2014-15 campaign.   read more
Posted on 06/25/15

WBS HEAD COACH MIKE SULLIVAN MEETS MEDIA

June 23, 2015       Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins Head Coach Mike Sullivan toured the facilities at the Toyota SportsPlex and met with the local media for the first time today.  Hired on June 18, Sullivan was named the ninth head coach in the history of the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins.  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… read more
Posted on 06/23/15

SEASON IN REVIEW: NOVEMBER

Check back every week as Penguins broadcaster Mike O'Brien takes you back through the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins' 2014-15 campaign.     read more
Posted on 06/16/15

SEASON IN REVIEW: OCTOBER

Check back every Tuesday as Penguins broadcaster Mike O'Brien takes you back through the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins' 2014-15 campaign.   read more
Posted on 06/09/15

KOSTOPOULOS EXCITED FOR ANOTHER SEASON

May 27, 2015 By Brian Coe Tom Kostopoulos was noncommittal when quizzed on his playing future after the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins bowed out of the 2015 Calder Cup Playoffs.  “I don’t know what’s going to happen,” he said as the players cleaned out their lockers at the Toyota Sportsplex on May 15, “but I still love the game and my family’s happy here.  So we’ll see what happens.” It took less than two weeks for Kostopoulos and the Penguins… read more
Posted on 05/27/15

GAME FOUR BY THE NUMBERS

      May 10, 2015 The Penguins have an all-time record of 15-16 in Game Four of a playoff series. The Penguins are 8-8 in Game Four on home ice, and 7-8 in Game Four away from Wilkes-Barre. WHEN TRAILING 2-1 The Penguins have an all-time record of 7-6 in Game Four when trailing 2-1 in a playoff series. The Penguins have won six of the 13 playoff series in which they have trailed 2-1. When they have won Game Four when trailing 2-1, they have gone on to win the series… read more
Posted on 05/10/15

IN GAME TWO

A few number for you ahead of tonight’s meeting between the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins and the Manchester Monarchs.   IN GAME TWO…   The Pens have an all-time record of 14-20 in Game Two of a playoff series.    They are just 3-15 all-time in road Game Twos.   The Pens are 6-13 in Game Two following a Game One loss.   The Pens are 1-10 in Game Two on the road following a Game One loss.   The Pens lone road win in Game Two following a Game One loss… read more
Posted on 05/07/15

BEEN A LONG TIME…

May 6, 2015 By Brian Coe Game One of the Eastern Conference Semifinal series between the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins and the Manchester Monarchs turned into a marathon, going into a third overtime for a total game time of 104:13.  That makes the game the second longest in WBS Pens history: LONGEST GAMES IN WILKES-BARRE/SCRANTON PENGUINS HISTORY DATE LENGTH OPPONENT GAME # GWG SCORE WINNER 4/25/05 112:26 Binghamton 3 Armstrong 3-2 Penguins 5/6/15 104:13 Mancehster 1 O'Brien 4-3 Manchester… read more
Posted on 05/07/15
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