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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

PENGUINS PLAYOFF MEMORIES

Do you have a favorite Penguins playoff memory? Maybe it shows up in this playlist of some of the biggest postseason moments in team history!  Take a few minutes to relive some of the biggest and best plays in Pens playoff history. read more
Posted on 04/23/14

FRIENDS AND FOES

The world of professional hockey is a small one.  Players often cross paths as teammates and opponents, trading good natured ribbing one day in the locker room one day before trading punches on the ice another. Coaching circles are much the same, as is evidenced by the two men guiding their clubs in one Stanley Cup playoff matchup. Pittsburgh’s Dan Bylsma and Columbus’ Todd Richards will lead their teams against each other in the first round of the NHL postseason.  But eight… read more
Posted on 04/16/14

VOKOUN BACK IN ACTION

By Brian Coe Tomas Vokoun has been a professional hockey player for the better part of 19 years, dating back to his ECHL debut with the Wheeling Thunderbirds (now the Nailers) in 1995.  Last September, it looked like his hockey career might come to an end due to a blood clot found in his thigh. But hockey wasn’t foremost in Vokoun’s mind as he underwent treatment for the ailment. “I have other things in my life.  Obviously my health was my primary concern,” Vokoun… read more
Posted on 04/11/14

PENS VISIT RONALD MCDONALD HOUSE

Spencer Machacek and Barry Goers from the Wilkes-Barre Scranton Penguins took time on St. Patrick’s Day to stop by the Danville Ronald McDonald House to assist in providing dinner to the guests.  The House provides a home-away-from-home for families of children being hospitalized or receiving outpatient care at area hospitals. It is a place of comfort and stability offering families the opportunity to relax and be together as a family unit during a time of great uncertainty.  Machacek,… read more
Posted on 03/20/14
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