Penguins Sign Deslauriers to Tryout Agreement
Former Wilkes-Barre/Scranton goaltender rejoins squad
WILKES-BARRE, Pa. – The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins announced today that they have signed goaltender Jeff Deslauriers to a professional tryout agreement.
A 29-year old from St-Jean-Richelieu, Quebec,Deslauriers was a member of the Penguins during the 2006-07 season, registering a 22-12-3 record and a .908 save percentage, along with career bests in shutouts (4) and goals against average (2.47).
Deslauriers spent the majority of last season with the Fort Wayne Komets (ECHL), going 6-8-1 in 15 games with 3.25 GAA and a .902 save percentage. He appeared in five American Hockey League games in 2012-13 with the Norfolk Admirals and Houston Aeros, posting a record of 1-1-0 with each team.
An nine-year veteran, Deslauriers has skated in 193 AHL contests with Edmonton, Hamilton, Wilkes-Barre/Scranton, Springfield, Oklahoma City, Syracuse, Norfolk and Houston, compiling a record of 84-83-24, a 2.87 GAA and a .904 save percentage. He also played in 62 games in the NHL between the Edmonton Oilers and Anaheim Ducks.
Wilkes-Barre/Scranton will host the Rochester Americans in exhibition action on Friday, Sept. 27 at 7:05 p.m. and the Hershey Bears on Sunday, Sept. 29 at 5:05 p.m.
Individual tickets for all Penguins home games may be purchased at the Mohegan Sun Arena Box Office, on-line at www.ticketmaster.com, through any Ticketmaster outlet, or by calling 800-745-3000.
Wilkes-Barre/Scranton season ticket packages, including 22-game
plans, are available by contacting the Penguins directly at 570-208-7367.