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MEGNA RETURNS TO WILKES-BARRE

The Pittsburgh Penguins have re-assigned forward Jayson Megna to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton of the American Hockey League (AHL), it was announced Tuesday by executive vice president and general manager Ray Shero. Megna made his NHL playoff debut in the opening round against Columbus, appearing in two games. He played in 36 regular-season games with Pittsburgh, tallying nine points (5G-4A). The 24-year old from Northbrook, Illinois, has also picked up 15 points (9+6) in 25 games with Wilkes-Barre/Scranton… read more
Posted on 05/06/14

PENS AND BRUINS - PART TWO

It's a rematch of last year's historic second round series, as the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins and the Providence Bruins will meet in the Eastern Conference Semifinals. The seventh seeded Bruins defeated the second seeded Springfield Falcons, 6-3, in Springfield on Saturday night to complete the upset. The Penguins, who entered the playoffs as the sixth seed in the Eastern Conference, will now have home ice advantage against the Bruins, with the series getting underway Friday and Saturday… read more
Posted on 05/03/14

PENS ON TO SECOND ROUND WITH 5-1 WIN OVER SENS

Andrew Ebbett put up three points and Peter Mannino turned aside 26 of 27 shots, as the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins posted a 5-1 win over the Binghamton Senators in Game Four of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals on Friday night at the Mohegan Sun Arena. With the win, the Penguins advanced to the second round of the Calder Cup Playoffs for the fourth consecutive season.  They also eliminated the Senators from postseason play for the second consecutive year. It was the first playoff game… read more
Posted on 05/02/14

KOBASEW SCORES IN OT TO GIVE PENS 3-2 WIN

Chuck Kobasew's goal 7:32 into overtime game the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins a 3-2 win over the Binghamton Senators in Game Three of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals on Wednesday night.  With the victory the Pens took a 2-1 series lead, and can now close out the best-of-five series on home ice this Friday night. It was the third straight overtime contest between the two teams, and the eighth straight playoff game between the clubs to be decided by one goal dating back to 2005. Kobasew… read more
Posted on 05/01/14

PENGUINS WEEKLY #31

Penguins Gain Split in Binghamton Against Senators  Weekly Rewind Fri., Apr. 25 – Penguins 3 at BINGHAMTON 2 (OT) Anton Zlobin’s first pro playoff goal was the deciding tally at 8:40 of the first overtime as the Penguins took Game 1 of the best-of-five series with a 3-2 win over the Senators.  Harry Zolnierczyk also scored in his pro postseason debut, while Andrew Ebbett netted a shorthanded goal for W-B/Scranton.  Peter Mannino stopped 27-of-29 in net for the Penguins. … read more
Posted on 04/29/14

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

SENS SNAP POSTSEASON LOSING STREAK VERSUS PENS

Stephane Da Costa tallied two goals, including the overtime winner, as the Binghamton Senators posted a 4-3, come-from-behind win, over the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins in Game Two of the American Hockey League Eastern Conference Quarterfinals on Saturday night. The win snapped an eight-game postseason losing streak for the Sens against the Pens dating back to 2005, and evened the best-of-five series at one game apiece. The Penguins held a 3-2 lead after 40 minutes of play, thanks to goals by Chuck… read more
Posted on 04/26/14

ZLOBIN SCORES IN OT TO GIVE PENS 3-2 WIN

Anton Zlobin scored at 8:40 of overtime, giving the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins a 3-2 win over the Binghamton Senators in Game One of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals at the Broome County Veterans Memorial Arena. The win was the eighth straight for the Penguins over the Senators in postseason play, dating back to April 23, 2005. Zlobin’s goal from the slot finished off a strange night, which saw three goals waived off by the referees after the game was tied at 2-2. Binghamton got on… read more
Posted on 04/25/14

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

SOCIAL MEDIA IS COOL

The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins think that social media is so cool that they are including a hashtag in their center ice logo as they begin their quest for the 2014 Calder Cup. The Penguins have adopted a 'Gold Rush' theme for the postseason and are encouraging their fans to wear gold to all home contests (the team is planning on wearing their gold-based 2013-14 alternate jerseys during home games as well).   To go along with the theme, the team has come up with a special playoff… read more
Posted on 04/25/14
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