MORMINA RETURNS TO WILKES-BARRE/SCRANTON
WILKES-BARRE, PA – The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins have agreed to terms with defenseman Joey Mormina on a one-year American Hockey League contract, it was announced on Monday.
Mormina, 29, will return to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton for his third season with the organization. In 120 games with the Penguins, Mormina has recorded 22 points (4+18), 115 penalty minutes, and a combined plus-54 rating.
In six professional seasons, the 6-6, 220-lb. native of Montreal has totaled 82 points (15+67) in 397 career AHL games with Manchester, Albany, Adirondack, and Wilkes-Barre/Scranton. Mormina also appeared in one NHL contest with the Carolina Hurricanes.
A sixth-round selection (193rd overall) of the Philadelphia Flyers in the 2002 NHL Entry Draft, Mormina broke into the professional ranks in 2005-06 after a four-year college career with Colgate University (ECAC).
The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins will begin its 13th season this fall at Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza. Full and partial season ticket plans are on sale now by contacting the Penguins ticket offices at (570) 208-PENS.