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SUMMER CATCH-UP WITH NICK DRAZENOVIC

As part of a summer-long series, Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Broadcaster Mike O'Brien will be catching up with Penguins players to see what they have been up to during the offseason.   This week, he talked to veteran center Nick Drazenovic...   For the full interview, check out the audio below.   If you can not see this chirbit, listen to it here http://chirb.it/8BgIMB Check this out on Chirbit   Q: It’s been six weeks since the season came to an end. You’ve been working… read more
Posted on 07/18/14

SUMMER CATCH-UP WITH CONOR SHEARY

As part of a summer-long series, Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Broadcaster Mike O'Brien will be catching up with Penguins players to see what they have been up to during the offseason. This week, he spoke with forward Conor Sheary.... For the full interview, check out the audio below.  If you can not see this chirbit, listen to it here http://chirb.it/dLh6rM Check this out on Chirbit Q: What’s the first thing you did when you got back to Melrose, Massachusetts once you settled in and took… read more
Posted on 07/11/14

SEASON IN REVIEW: JANUARY

By Samantha Patterson and Mike O’Brien With a roster that was decimated with call-ups and injuries in December, the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins were amazingly able to post a record over .500 during the month and remain just one point behind first place Binghamton Senators.  While many of Wilkes-Barre/Scranton’s offensive mainstays such Brian Gibbons, Andrew Ebbett and Jayson Megna remained up in Pittsburgh, the team looked to its defense to carry it through the month of January. … read more
Posted on 07/07/14

SEASON IN REVIEW: DECEMBER

By Mike O’Brien and Kristian Stefanides Heading into December with a 13-5-1-2 record, the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins had successfully navigated some rough seas during the previous month.  A rash of injuries on the Pittsburgh Penguins roster saw key players such as Andrew Ebbett, Brian Gibbons, Jayson Megna and Simon Despres spend significant time in the NHL.  No one could foresee that the waters would get much more treacherous for Wilkes-Barre/Scranton.  The injury bug continued… read more
Posted on 06/30/14

SEASON IN REVIEW:  OCTOBER

Mike O’Brien and Kristian Stefanides The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins entered their 15th season of hockey in northeast Pennsylvania, looking to build off the previous year which saw the team reach the Eastern Conference Final.  The Penguins once again fielded a squad with highly-regarded prospects such as Brian Gibbons, Scott Harrington, Jayson Megna and Harry Zolnierczyk, along with established veterans like Chris Conner, Nick Drazenovic, Andrew Ebbett and Brendan Mikkelson.  The… read more
Posted on 06/16/14

GOERS GIVES BACK

Being a professional hockey player has given Barry Goers a chance to see cities throughout North America – from Abbotsford to Anchorage, from Boise to Bridgeport. But it was a non-hockey trip last summer that has had the biggest impact on Goers so far. After his a playoff run with the Central Hockey League’s Denver Cutthroats came to an end, Goers decided he wanted to do a little traveling, while helping the lives of those less fortunate. “Last summer I really wanted to reach out… read more
Posted on 05/24/14

PENS NOT LOOKING TO THE PAST VS. PROVIDENCE

Brian Dumoulin was one of the key ingredients of last year’s history-making comeback against the Providence Bruins.  A rookie blueliner during the 2012-13 season, Dumoulin picked up three points, including the game-winning goal, in Game Five against the Bruins; netted a power play goal to send Game Six to overtime; and assisted on Chad Kolarik’s decisive tally in Game Seven to help turn a three-games-to-none deficit into a series victory for Wilkes-Barre/Scranton. But Dumoulin isn’t… read more
Posted on 05/07/14

PENS PREP FOR GAME THREE

There are no unimportant games come playoff time.  But there are some games that are more important than others. Could Wednesday night’s Game Three between the Penguins and Senators be one of those? Taking a look at last season’s Calder Cup Playoffs, teams that won Game Three of a series went on to win 11 of the 15 matchups – that included three three-game sweeps in the best-of-five Conference Quarterfinals. But don’t weigh head coach John Hynes down with statistics.… read more
Posted on 04/29/14

PENS & SENS SERIES PREVIEW

Having reached the Calder Cup Playoffs for the 12th consecutive season, the Penguins’ postseason run begins with a familiar opponent.  For the second year in a row, Wilkes-Barre/Scranton and Binghamton will throw down in the Eastern Conference Quarterfinal. The best-of-five series begins tonight at 7:05 p.m. at Broome County Veterans Memorial Arena.  During the regular season, the battle for the East Division Crown came down to the final weekend in an April 18th match-up between the… read more
Posted on 04/25/14

BIG MAC AND A SIDE OF TICKETS

Were you one of the lucky fans who scored tickets to our first home playoff game courtesy of McDonald’s on Route 309 today?  If not, don’t worry.  We have more chances for you to get your hands on tix. Tux and members of the Penguins front office will be out and about through next Tuesday with your chance to get tickets, courtesy of Northeast Pennsylvania McDonald’s owners and stores.  Here’s where and when you can score free tickets to home Game A, scheduled… read more
Posted on 04/23/14
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