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WILKES-BARRE/SCRANTON PENGUINS Q&A WITH DOMINIK UHER

The 2012-13 season is almost here, and to get you acquainted with some of the new faces on the team, Pens TV is sitting down for some fun Q&As with the players currently in town. Our first installment features rookie forward Dominik Uher. We'll be chatting with several other players in the coming days and weeks leading up to training camp, so be sure to keep your eyes on wbspenguins.com for more great interviews. And if you haven't picked up your ticket packages for the season yet, it's… read more
Posted on 09/19/12

SOPHOMORES GIBBONS & THOMPSON LOOK TO CONTINUE GROWTH

SOPHOMORES GIBBONS & THOMPSON LOOK TO CONTINUE GROWTH By: Adam Williams The 2011-12 season started out quite differently for then-Penguins rookie forwards Brian Gibbons and Paul Thompson.  One saw immediate success from the first drop of the puck and the other slowly gained his stride throughout the year.  Looking to build upon their first professional season in the AHL, Gibbons and Thompson will search for consistent outputs in the 2012-13 campaign.   Brian Gibbons won two National… read more
Posted on 08/23/12

TANGRADI SEES CHANCE TO STICK UP TOP

  TANGRADI SEES CHANCE TO STICK UP TOP By: Tyler Rosten   As one of the top teams in the NHL, the Pittsburgh Penguins have no shortage of offensive firepower with the likes of Sidney Crosby, Evengi Malkin, and James Neal on the ice, but now Eric Tangradi is looking to add his name to the list of that loaded arsenal.  After another solid season in Wilkes-Barre/Scranton and an extended call-up to Pittsburgh last year, this season could be the one that Tangradi pulls the proverbial trigger.… read more
Posted on 08/14/12

PENGUINS IN THE OLYMPICS

Penguins in the Olympics By Adam Williams & Tyler Rosten The Pittsburgh Penguins have produced countless international superstars in their 45 years in the NHL.  These dynamic players show off their talents in numerous world tournaments, but none bigger than the Winter Olympics.  While the Summer Olympics in London continue on, we focus on the spectacle of the Winter Games and at some memorable Penguins moments throughout the past four Olympics…   1998 Games (Nagano)            … read more
Posted on 07/31/12

MORROW: MOVING FORWARD

  MORROW: MOVING FORWARD By Tyler Rosten For many players at Pittsburgh Penguins’ Development Camp, a new chapter was being written in their professional careers.  Those newly drafted, signed or invited got their first taste of what it takes to be a Pittsburgh Penguin.   For defenseman and 2010 first-round draft pick Joe Morrow, it was his final development camp before entering the professional ranks this fall.      While the Penguins’ eighth overall… read more
Posted on 07/26/12

WHO’S NEXT?

  PENGUINS DEVELOPMENT CAMP: WHO'S NEXT? Team prospects descend upon Pittsburgh this week to take part in Development Camp                With their Development Camp being held at CONSOL Energy Center this week, the Pittsburgh Penguins will get a closer look at the prospects and the untapped talent they may hold.  Thirty-five players will take part, including all nine draft picks from this year’s class.  Here is a list of four players… read more
Posted on 07/10/12

NEWS SPECIAL:  WBS WELL-STOCKED

The Pittsburgh Penguins were one of the most busy teams in the first week of free agency, and that can mean nothing but good for the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins. The NHL Pens signed six players during the first few days of the open market, and a number of those players could see time in Northeast PA during the 2012-13 season. Penguins beat writer Dave Molinari from the Pittsburgh Post Gazette breaks down what the signings of players like Jeff Zatkoff, Trevor Smith, Philippe Dupuis (pictured at… read more
Posted on 07/09/12

FIRST DAY FREE AGENT SPLASH

Making a Splash The NHL free agency period began on Sunday, July 1 and while the biggest names on the market remained unsigned, Pittsburgh dove in on the first day, signing six new players.  It was the biggest haul in the first 24 hours of any team and significantly added to the depth of both the NHL and AHL clubs. Here is a look at the newest players to join the Penguins organization…   Tanner Glass   Pittsburgh added some grit and toughness to the lineup with the signing of… read more
Posted on 07/02/12

PENS PROSPECT PROFILE: THEODOR BLUEGER

PENS PROSPECT PROFILE: THEODOR BLUEGER Selected in the 2nd round (52nd Overall) of the 2012 NHL Entry Draft After selecting two defensemen in the first round of the 2012 NHL Entry Draft, Pittsburgh General Manager Ray Shero added some offense to the Penguins draft class by picking center Theodor Blueger with the twenty-second pick in the second round.  Born in Riga, Latvia, the 17-year-old, 6-foot, 171-pound lefty center tries to model his game after his favorite player, Pavel Dastyuk. … read more
Posted on 06/26/12

A QUIET FRIDAY IN PITTSBURGH

  A Quiet Friday Night in Pittsburgh by: Mike O'Brien   It was anything but a slow night for the Pittsburgh Penguins as the first round of the 2012 NHL Entry Draft progressed at CONSOL Energy Center.  Heading into the day, the Penguins owned the 22nd overall pick with their sights set on the best player available. A flurry of action saw Pittsburgh not only significantly change their roster, but also had many pundits declaring the hometown team the winner of night one of the Draft.… read more
Posted on 06/25/12
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