FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 28, 2010 BEARS TAKE 2-1 SHOOTOUT VICTORY FROM PENGUINS WILKES-BARRE TOWNSHIP, Pa. – Semyon Varlamov and Brad Thiessen put on a goaltending show, but the offense of the Hershey Bears outdueled the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins in a 2-1 victory on Sunday afternoon at Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza. With Hershey controlling the offensive zone for much of the opening period, the Penguins took control of things inside the period’s final two minutes. Nick Johnson and…
Posted on 02/28/10
Penguins fans, due to the impending snow, all Penguins appearances for Thursday, February 25 have been postponed - these include player appearances at Motorworld, the Comcast store at the Steamtown Mall, and the Penguins Report Radio Show at Lucky's Sporthouse. Additionally, the Penguins team store and ticket offices will be closed on Thursday as well. Account representatives will be checking phone messages throughout the day, so if you have a question, please feel free to leave a message and we'll…
Posted on 02/25/10
WILKES-BARRE TOWNSHIP, Pa. – Chris Conner set a franchise record with six points, including a hat trick and three assists, and seven other players notched a multiple-point game as the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins trounced the Albany River Rats by a 9-2 score on Wednesday night at Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza. Conner began his record-breaking night by taking a Wyatt Smith pass off the neutral zone boards and skating behind the Rats defense. He went in alone on starting goaltender Justin Peters,…
Posted on 02/18/10
Due to impending weather and travel concerns, Tuesday night’s MIRACLE MEMORIES event, scheduled for 6:00pm at the F.M. Kirby Center in downtown Wilkes-Barre, has been postponed.
The event will be rescheduled for a later date, which will be announced in the near future. Tickets already issued for the event will be honored at the rescheduled date.
For more information, please contact the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins at 208-7367.
Posted on 02/15/10
GLENS FALLS, NY – Luca Caputi, Jesse Boulerice, and Dustin Jeffrey each tallied third-period goals, and Adam Berkhoel stopped 26 shots to help the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins to their third straight win, 4-3 over the Adirondack Phantoms on Sunday afternoon at the Glens Falls Civic Center. Both teams had scoring chances in the opening twenty minutes, but both Berkhoel and Phantoms netminder John Grahame came up with big saves to keep the game scoreless. The Penguins were forced onto the penalty…
Posted on 02/14/10
WILKES-BARRE TOWNSHIP, Pa. – Mike Brodeur turned aside 38 of 40 shots in regulation and overtime, but fell apart in the shootout as the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins picked up a much-needed two points with a 3-2 win over the Binghamton Senators on Friday night at Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza. Chris Conner opened the scoring at 17:54 of the first period while the Penguins were awarded a 5-on-3 power play opportunity. Conner held onto the puck in the right corner, and then sent a low, hard shot…
Posted on 02/13/10
The Pittsburgh Penguins have acquired defenseman Steve Wagner from the St. Louis Blues in exchange for Nate Guenin, it was announced by executive vice president and general manager Ray Shero. Wagner, who will be reporting to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton of the American Hockey League, spent the last three-plus seasons in the St. Louis organization after signing as a free agent in 2007. He has appeared in 46 career NHL games for the Blues, posting four goals and 12 points. Wagner, 25, has played extensively…
Posted on 02/11/10
HERSHEY, Pa. – A dominating performance over the first half of the game was wiped out by a hat trick from Mathieu Perreault, as the Hershey Bears came back to defeat the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins 5-4 on Sunday afternoon at Giant Center in a weather-related makeup game. The Penguins took a 1-0 lead 13:01 into the game, as rookie forward Eric Tangradi left the puck behind the net for Joe Vitale. Vitale then cut in front of the net and backhanded a shot through the pads of Bears netminder Semyon…
Posted on 02/07/10
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 6, 2010 ________________________________________ AHL GAME POSTPONED ________________________________________ SPRINGFIELD, Mass. … The American Hockey League has announced that tonight’s game between the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins and the Hershey Bears (AHL #737), scheduled to be played tonight at Giant Center in Hershey, Pa., has been postponed due to inclement winter weather. The game has been rescheduled for tomorrow (Feb. 7) at 1:00 p.m. ET.
Posted on 02/06/10
WILKES-BARRE TOWNSHIP, Pa. – John Curry turned aside 20 shots in regulation and four of five in the shootout to help the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins to a 5-4 win over the Adirondack Phantoms on Wednesday night at Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza. The hosts would jump out to a 2-0 lead before the first period was halfway through on goals by Ben Lovejoy and Tim Wallace, who both tallied for the second consecutive game. Lovejoy snuck in to the bottom of the left circle and slammed a pass from Mark…
Posted on 02/04/10