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PENS HEAD TO ALLENTOWN

The Penguins will visit Allentown for the first time when they square off with the Lehigh Valley Phantoms on Wednesday night.  The contest is the first of a three-game road trip, which also sees Wilkes-Barre/Scranton travel to Norfolk for a two-game set on Friday and Saturday nights. The Pens (4-4-0-0, T-2nd in East Division) took two of three games over the weekend, sandwiching home wins against the Springfield Falcons (5-0 on Friday) and Binghamton Senators (3-2 on Sunday) around a road loss… read more
Posted on 10/29/14

PENS PREP FOR PHANTOMS

by Mike shields - October 29, 2014 Coach John Hynes spoke to reporters after practice this Tuesday morning at the Toyota SportsPlex in Wilkes-Barre.  Coach Hynes had the Pens on the ice in preparation for Wednesday’s night game at Lehigh Valley. Hynes explained the importance of the game because he will use it to evaluate his young team’s progress since their opening night loss to the Phantoms.   “It’s a measuring stick to see how far we have come, and they have… read more
Posted on 10/29/14

PENS AND SENS IN A SUNDAY FACEOFF

The Penguins wrap up their first three-in-three weekend with a Sunday afternoon contest against the Binghamton Senators at 4:05pm. The Pens (3-4-0-0, T-3rd in East Division) posted an impressive 5-0 win over the Springfield Falcons at home on Friday night, before dropping a 4-1 decision in Hershey on Saturday.  Binghamton (2-2-2-0, T-3rd in East Division) scored twice in the final minute of play to force overtime against the Lehigh Valley Phantoms last night, before dropping a 5-4 decision in… read more
Posted on 10/26/14

PENS HEAD TO HERSHEY TODAY

NOTE:  DUE TO A PREVIOUS SCHEDULING CONFLICT WITH PENN STATE FOOTBALL, TONIGHT'S GAME WILL NOT BE HEARD OVER THE AIR ON WILK.  IT WILL BE CARRIED ONLINE AND ON OUR PHONE APPS.  CLICK HERE FOR THE AUDIO STREAM TO THE GAME ONLINE. The Penguins make their first trip down I-81 this season, as they travel to Hershey to take on the Bears at 7:00pm tonight. The Pens (3-3-0-0, T-2nd in East Division) posted recorded an impressive 5-0 win over the Springfield Falcons at home on Friday night. … read more
Posted on 10/25/14

PENS FACE THE FALCONS ON FRIDAY NIGHT

The Penguins return home Friday night to face the Springfield Falcons at 7:05pm. The Pens (2-3-0-0, T-3rd in East Division) posted a 2-1-0-0 record in their first round trip of the season, which included a pair of victories in St. John's (2-1 OT on Friday and 4-1 on Saturday), as well as a 4-0 loss in Albany on Tuesday night. Springfield (1-2-1-0, 5th in Northeast Division) are winless in their past three games.  This will be the Falcons' fourth road game in their first five contests… read more
Posted on 10/23/14

BACK WHERE IT ALL BEGAN

By Brian Coe - October 23, 2014 June 6, 2004. It’s a date that most Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins fans would probably rather forget. That’s the date that the Milwaukee Admirals defeated the Pens, 7-2, to capture the Calder Cup in Wilkes-Barre. That date is also notable for another reason, though. That’s the last time that Toby Petersen set foot on the ice at the Wachovia Arena (now the Mohegan Sun Arena) at Casey Plaza. One of the most popular and productive players during Wilkes-Barre/Scranton’s… read more
Posted on 10/23/14

PENS LOOK TO COMPLETE ROAD SWEEP IN ALBANY

The Penguins complete their three-game road trip on Tuesday night when they face the Albany Devils at 7:00pm at the Times Union Center. The Pens (2-2-0-0, T-2nd in East Division) won a pair of contests over the weekend in St. John's, downing the IceCaps 2-1 in overtime on Friday night and 4-1 on Saturday evening.  Albany (2-0-0-1, T-2nd in Northeast Division) dropped on overtime decision in Bridgeport on Friday night, before defeating the SoundTigers back at home on Saturday. Wilkes-Barre/Scranton… read more
Posted on 10/20/14

RETURN TO THE ROCK

The Penguins return to the rock this weekend to face the St. John’s IceCaps in a two-game series on Friday and Saturday nights.  Both contests begin at 6:00pm Eastern Standard Time. The Pens and IceCaps last met this past June in the 2014 Eastern Conference Final, which St. John’s captured in six games.  The IceCaps advanced to the Calder Cup Final, where they fell to the Texas Stars in five games. Wilkes-Barre/Scranton and St. John’s will face off four times during the… read more
Posted on 10/17/14

PENS TURN FOCUS TO FIRST ROAD TRIP

By Mike Shields - October 15, 2014 After two tough losses to start the season, the Penguins shifted their focus to the rest of the season Tuesday morning at the Toyota SportsPlex in Wilkes-Barre.  Coach John Hynes spent part of yesterday’s practice watching game tape as a way for the team to visualize areas needed for improvement. “Narrow the focus to things we feel systematically we want to get better at,” he said.  “Sometimes you can lose games and you want try… read more
Posted on 10/15/14

PENGUINS SEASON OPENER HISTORY

It is upon us...the start of another American Hockey League season.  Here's a look at how the Penguins have fared in their season openers, home openers and road openers in each of the team's first 15 years.   PENGUINS OPENING NIGHT HISTORY PENGUINS HOME OPENER HISTORY PENGUINS ROAD OPENER HISTORY 1999-2000 October 1 at Philadelphia (2-0 Loss) November 13 vs. Kentucky (4-2 Win) October 1 at Philadelphia (2-0 Loss) 2000-2001 October 5 vs. Philadelphia (2-1 Loss) October 5 vs. Philadelphia… read more
Posted on 10/11/14
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