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WBS DEFENDERS TAKE CENTER STAGE FOR PITTSBURGH

The Pittsburgh Penguins and Minnesota Wild will meet for the second time this preseason, when the teams face off at the Xcel Energy Center tonight at 8:00pm.  And fans in northeast Pennsylvania will want to pay particular attention to the Pittsburgh blueline. Three regulars from last season's Wilkes-Barre/Scranton defensive corps - Philip Samuelsson, Scott Harrington and Brian Dumoulin - will all take part in the game.  And with just one more contest on the NHL club's exhibition… read more
Posted on 09/29/14

TRAINING CAMP UPDATE - DAY TWO

By Brian Coe – September 28, 2014 Head coach John Hynes didn’t let up on the second day of training camp, once again putting the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins through the paces of another two-hour on-ice session Sunday morning at the Toyota SportsPlex. The extra long preseason practices aren’t a reflection on the team’s conditioning though, according to Hynes. “When you look at training camp practices, usually we practice 50 minutes to an hour in the regular season…the… read more
Posted on 09/28/14

TRAINING CAMP UPDATE - DAY ONE

by Brian Coe - September 27, 2014 If the players attending training camp with the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins were expecting to be eased into practice by head coach John Hynes, they were likely handed a big surprise on Saturday morning.   The Pens hit the ice at the Toyota SportsPlex for the first practice of the preseason this morning, and were quickly thrown into a high-energy, hard-hitting set of battle drills handed down by the fifth-year bench boss.   “We really want to have… read more
Posted on 09/27/14

PENS TO BATTLE BLACKHAWKS IN ROOKIE TOURNAMENT

The Penguins continue play at the 2014 Rookie Tournament in London, Ontario with a 2pm match-up against the Chicago Blackhawks.  Pens prospects will face off against the top players from the Ottawa Senators, Chicago Blackhawks and Toronto Maple Leafs organizations during the four days of the tournament.  Our Mike O'Brien is in London with all of the action, and will have updates throughout the tournament right here on wbspenguins.com.  You can also listen to his live call of the… read more
Posted on 09/14/14

2014-15 THIRD JERSEY REVEALED

The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins unveiled their alternate sweater for the 2014-15 season on Monday morning at the Toyota SportsPlex in Wilkes-Barre. The jersey, featuring a predominantly sky blue background, is based the road sweaters worn by the Pittsburgh Penguins between 1968 and 1972. The Penguins will wear the sweaters a minimum of 10 times during the upcoming season, which gets underway on Saturday, October 11 against the Lehigh Valley Phantoms. Fans will be able to purchase replica versions… read more
Posted on 09/08/14

SUMMER CATCH-UP WITH PIERRE-LUC LETOURNEAU-LEBLOND

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, Mike had long conversation with Pierre-Luc Letourneau-Leblond about his summer travels and upcoming fatherhood...   For the full interview, check out the audio below. If you can not see this chirbit, listen to it here http://chirb.it/OJz5Jp Check this out on Chirbit Q: You talk to some of the younger… read more
Posted on 08/29/14

SUMMER CATCH-UP WITH CARTER ROWNEY

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, Carter Rowney took a break from his training regiment to talk about his first season as a pro and his summer...   For the full interview, check out the audio below. If you can not see this chirbit, listen to it here http://chirb.it/pAAH2g Check this out on Chirbit Q: Tell me a little bit about your… read more
Posted on 08/22/14

SUMMER CATCH-UP WITH BARRY GOERS

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 to defenseman Barry Goers about his off-season and ongoing efforts with Project Genesis...   For the full interview, check out the audio below. If you can not see this chirbit, listen to it here http://chirb.it/w66kAh Check this out on Chirbit Q: How has the off season been for you so far?… read more
Posted on 08/15/14

SEASON IN REVIEW:  Eastern Conference Semifinal

The 2013 Eastern Conference Semifinal between Wilkes-Barre/Scranton and Providence has become a thing of lore for Penguins fans.  The Penguins made American Hockey League history when they became the first team to rally from a 3-0 series deficit and win Game Seven on the road.  The fates, however, decided that two teams should meet again in second round of the Calder Cup Playoffs, and the series again went the distance.    Eager to make a statement after the previous year’s… read more
Posted on 08/11/14

SUMMER CATCH-UP WITH BOBBY FARNHAM

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 had a chat with third-year forward Bobby Farnham...   For the full interview, check out the audio below. If you can not see this chirbit, listen to it here http://chirb.it/1yhK3h Check this out on Chirbit   Q: I know you didn't have to go to the development camp in Pittsburgh this particular… read more
Posted on 08/08/14
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