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DATES SET FOR END OF SEASON EQUIPMENT SALE

The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins will be holding their annual New and Used Equipment Sale in the team's locker room at the Toyota SportsPlex. The dates and times are as follows: Saturday, June 28th - 12PM to 4PM Sunday, June 29th - 12PM to 2PM The sale will feature new and game-used items such sticks, gloves, pads, practice jerseys and skates, as well as other equipment. The Penguins team store will also be open during the sale, with great merchandise such as t-shirts, replica jerseys and hats… read more
Posted on 06/18/14

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

KOSTOPOULOS LOOKING FORWARD TO 2014-15

By Brian Coe As the Penguins emptied their lockers at the Toyota Sportsplex on Thursday, many of the players on hand knew it would be their last time stepping foot in the team’s practice facility. One player, however, knew for sure that he would be back in a few months time. Penguins captain Tom Kostopoulos signed a one-year American Hockey League deal to return to the club for the 2014-15 season, it was announced on Thursday afternoon.  The man known to many as “Mr. Penguin”… read more
Posted on 06/06/14

PENGUINS RE-SIGN KOSTOPOULOS

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. – The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins announced today that they have re-signed Tom Kostopoulos to an AHL contract for the 2014-15 season.   Kostopoulos, 35, will return for his seventh season with the Penguins organization after leading the team this past season in goals (22) and points (47).   He also ranked third on Wilkes-Barre/Scranton with 25 assists in 71 games.    Kostopoulos is the organization’s all-time leader in games played (406),… read more
Posted on 06/05/14

SEASON ENDS IN ST. JOHN’S

Michael Hutchinson turned aside all 34 shots he faced as the St. John's IceCaps advanced to the Calder Cup Final with a 5-0 win over the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins in Game Six of the Eastern Conference Final on Tuesday night at the Mile One Centre. Hutchinson allowed just nine goals in the six-game series, and posted a pair of shutouts to lead the IceCaps to their first championship appearance in the team's third year in the AHL. Eric O'Dell netted his league-high ninth goal of the… read more
Posted on 06/03/14

SILL STUNS ST. JOHN’S WITH LATE GAME-WINNER

Zach Sill’s goal with 15.8 seconds left in regulation will allow the Penguins to fight for at least one more game, as Wilkes-Barre/Scranton posted a 4-2 win over the St. John’s IceCaps in Game Five of the Eastern Conference Final on Saturday night in Wilkes-Barre.  The victory forces a Game Six on Tuesday night in St. John’s, with the IceCaps holding a 3-2 series lead. With time winding down and the game knotted at 2-2, Tom Kostopoulos threw a shot on net from the near boards,… read more
Posted on 05/31/14

ICECAPS DOWN PENS, 2-1, IN GAME FOUR

A pair of power play goals was enough to give the St. John’s IceCaps a 2-1 win over the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins in Game Four of the Eastern Conference Final on Thursday night at the Mohegan Sun Arena.  The win was the third in a row for the IceCaps, who now hold a 3-1 lead in the best-of-seven series, with Game Five slated for Saturday night in Wilkes-Barre. The game remained scoreless for the first 39-and-a-half minutes before Will O’Neill’s one-timer dinged off the… read more
Posted on 05/29/14

ICECAPS SHUT OUT PENGUINS, 5-0

Michael Hutchinson made 30 saves and saw five different teammates score goals, as the St. John’s IceCaps defeated the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins, 5-0, in Game Three of the Eastern Conference Final on Wednesday night in Wilkes-Barre.  With the win the IceCaps took a 2-1 lead in the best-of-seven series, with Game Four scheduled for Thursday night at the Mohegan Sun Arena.  Patrice Cormier opened his account for the postseason by tipping home a shot from Josh Morrissey at the Penguins… read more
Posted on 05/28/14

ICECAPS SQUEAK BY PENS IN GAME TWO, 2-1

Anton Zlobin's sixth goal of the playoffs was all the offense the Penguins could muster, as the St. John's IceCaps squeaked to a 2-1 win over Wilkes-Barre/Scranton in Game Two of the AHL's Eastern Conference Final on Sunday night in St. John's. The best-of-seven series heads to Wilkes-Barre all knotted at one game apiece, with games three, four and five scheduled for Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday night. Zlobin's goal came with just 64 seconds left in the game, and with netminder… read more
Posted on 05/25/14

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
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