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PENGUINS SIGN JAKE GUENTZEL TO ATO

March 22, 2016   WILKES-BARRE, Pa. – The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins announced today that they have signed forward Jake Guentzel to an amateur tryout contract. Guentzel, a third round pick (77th overall) by Pittsburgh at the 2013 NHL Entry Draft, comes to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton after a successful junior season at the University of Nebraska-Omaha. Guentzel reached double digits in goal scoring for the second time in his collegiate career and led the Mavericks in 2015-16 with 36 points… read more
Posted on 03/22/16

PENGUINS’ COMEBACKS TOPPLE BEARS IN OT, 6-5

March 20, 2016 BOXSCORE   HERSHEY, Pa. – The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins completed multiple comebacks against the Hershey Bears at Giant Center to come out on top by a 6-5 score in overtime on Sunday night. At different points in the high-scoring, penalty-filled affair, the Penguins (38-21-4-1) trailed by one goal twice and by two goals in the third period, only to erase all three of those deficits en route to victory. “That one had a little bit of everything for Wilkes-Barre/Scranton… read more
Posted on 03/20/16

JARRY HOLDS BEARS AT BAY, HELPS PENGUINS NAB 4-1 WIN

March 19, 2016 BOXSCORE WILKES-BARRE, Pa. – A shining performance between the pipes by Tristan Jarry helped the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins pull within one point of first place with a 4-1 win over the Hershey Bears on Saturday night at Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza. Jarry made 25 saves for the Penguins (37-21-4-1), including several highlight reel stops while his team held a one-goal lead in crunch time. A four-on-three power play afforded the Penguins the first goal of the game, as Tom… read more
Posted on 03/19/16

PITTSBURGH RECALLS SUNDQVIST, REASSIGNS SIMON

  March 18, 2016   The Pittsburgh Penguins have recalled forward Oskar Sundqvist from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton of the American Hockey League, it was announced today by executive vice president and general manager Jim Rutherford.   Forward Dominik Simon has been re-assigned to WBS.   Sundqvist, 21, made his NHL debut on Feb. 5 at Tampa Bay and recorded his first NHL point, an assist, on Feb. 24 at Boston in the most recent of his 10 NHL games.   The 6-foot-3, 209-pound Sundqvist… read more
Posted on 03/18/16

PENGUINS WEEKLY - 3/15/16

March 15, 2016   Rowney and Kostopoulos stay hot for Penguins Wilkes-Barre/Scranton leaders take charge in locker room and on scoresheet   Weekly Rewind Wednesday, Mar. 9 – PENGUINS 6 vs. Lehigh Valley 5  (OT) The Penguins had an amazing come-from-behind win against the Phantoms, rallying from down 5-2 in the third period to win 6-5 in overtime. Tom Kostopoulos had his first four-assist game in his career. Carter Rowney completed a three-point game (2G-1A) with the overtime game-winner.… read more
Posted on 03/15/16

WILKES-BARRE/SCRANTON LOSES TO BRIDGEPORT, 3-2

March 13, 2016 BOXSCORE   BRIDGEPORT, Conn. – The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins dropped the second game of a back-to-back, home-and-home series with the Bridgeport Sound Tigers, falling 3-2 on Sunday at Webster Bank Arena. Shavertown native Patrick McGrath and recent call-up Adam Krause both turned in assists for their first career AHL points, but the extra energy provided by the first-time scorers couldn’t match the hat trick by Bridgeport’s Justin Florek. A chaotic scrum… read more
Posted on 03/13/16

PENGUINS HIT HOT GOALIE AND FALL TO BRIDGEPORT, 3-2

March 12, 2016 BOXSCORE   WILKES-BARRE, Pa. – The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins threw everything but the kitchen sink at the Bridgeport Sound Tigers on Saturday night, only to fall, 3-2, at Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza. Sound Tigers’ rookie goalie Stephon Williams put forth a 30-save effort, his highest save total since Dec. 27, 2015, and kept the Penguins (36-20-4-1) at bay long enough for the Sound Tigers to eek out the win. “(Williams) was spectacular. He was really… read more
Posted on 03/13/16

PENGUINS RECALL ADAM KRAUSE

March 12, 2016   WILKES-BARRE, Pa. – The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins announced today that they have recalled forward Adam Krause from the Wheeling Nailers (ECHL). This is Krause’s first AHL recall. Krause has 15 goals and nine assists for 24 points in 37 games with the Nailers this season. His goal total is tied for third-most on the team. The Hermantown, Minn. native posted a career-best five-game point streak spanning Feb. 17, 2016 – Feb. 27, 2016, including a streak of… read more
Posted on 03/12/16

PENGUINS SEND THREE PLAYERS TO WHEELING

March 10, 2016   WILKES-BARRE, Pa. – The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins announced today that they have reassigned goalie Brian Foster to the Wheeling Nailers (ECHL), the Pittsburgh Penguins (NHL) have reassigned Anton Zlobin from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton to Wheeling, and Derek Army has been released from his professional tryout contract. Foster, 28, has appeared in seven games this season for Wilkes-Barre/Scranton, posting a 3.60 goals against average and .854 save percentage. The sixth-year… read more
Posted on 03/10/16

SHEARY RETURNS TO WBS

  March 10, 2016   The Pittsburgh Penguins have re-assigned forward Conor Sheary to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton of the American Hockey League (AHL), it was announced today by executive vice president and general manager Jim Rutherford.   Sheary, 23, has 36 points (7G-29A) in 30 AHL games this season with WBS. He has five points (3G-2A) in 29 NHL contests with Pittsburgh.   The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins have a home-and-home series with Bridgeport this Saturday and Sunday. WBS currently… read more
Posted on 03/10/16
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