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PENS RETURN TO ACTION TONIGHT

The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins return to action following the All-Star break tonight at 7:00 pm against the Springfield Falcons. The team travels back home to face their division rivals, the Lehigh Valley Phantoms, on Saturday at 7:05 pm in front of a sold out crowd.    The Pens (23-17-1-3, Second Place in East Division) are looking their fourth win in a row. The team swept a two-game set with the Admirals last weekend in Norfolk.   The Falcons (26-13-4-0, Second Place in Northeast… read more
Posted on 01/30/15

PENS INTRODUCE NEW 50/50 SYSTEM

The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins and the Penguins GOALS Foundation are excited to announce a new way for fans to win big at Penguins home games. Starting this Saturday night (January 31), fans will be able to take part in our new and improved 50/50 drawing, utilizing the Pointstreak 5050 System.  This automated system tracks and collects raffle purchases through touch screen kiosks, and mobile hand-held devices. Through the use of wired or wireless technology, every transaction is electronically… read more
Posted on 01/30/15

PENGUINS LOOK TO CONTINUE WINNING WAYS AFTER ALL-STAR BREAK

January 29, 2015 By Michael Mazzuca   Head coach John Hynes considered puck possession to be the biggest difference between his team’s six game winless streak and the three game winning streak that followed heading into last week’s All-Star Game break.   The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins want to extend their current streak as they travel to Springfield to face the Falcons at 7:00 pm on Friday. The team returns to Mohegan Sun Arena to play divisional rival Lehigh Valley at 7:05… read more
Posted on 01/29/15

PENGUINS RECALL BOAK FROM WHEELING

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. – The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins today announced that defenseman Alex Boak has been recalled from loan to the Wheeling Nailers (ECHL).   Boak has skated in 19 games for the Penguins, registering one goal, three assists and 32 penalty minutes. The 25-year old rookie from Norwood, NY has also appeared in six contests this season for the Nailers.   Boak totaled seven goals, 24 assists and 357 penalty minutes over 148 games with Clarkson University from 2010-14. … read more
Posted on 01/29/15

BILL GUERIN BACK WHERE IT ALL BEGAN

By Brian Coe Bill Guerin has accomplished just about everything one can in the world of professional hockey.  His name is on the Stanley Cup (twice); he appeared in four NHL All-Star Games, taking home MVP honors in 2001; he represented his country on the Olympic stage three times, capturing a silver medal in 2002; and he was inducted into the United States Hockey Hall of Fame in 2013. And his journey to these hockey heights began in the American Hockey League. Guerin, now an assistant general… read more
Posted on 01/28/15

PENGUINS WEEKLY - 1/27/15

Penguins Heat Up Heading Into All-Star Break   Weekly Rewind Wed., Jan 21 – PENGUINS 5 vs. St. John’s 1 Conor Sheary netted a pair of goals as the Penguins defeated the IceCaps at Mohegan Sun Arena, 5-1.  Tom Kostopoulos and Bobby Farnham struck 1:27 apart early in the first period to give W-B/Scranton a 2-0 lead.  The Penguins’ Tom Kuhnhackl also collected two assists in the game.   Fri., Jan 23 – Penguins 4 at NORFOLK 2 Scott Wilson recorded the tiebreaking… read more
Posted on 01/27/15

WESTERN ALL-STARS TAKE 14-12 WIN

January 26, 2015 By Brian Coe Four hat tricks, 26 goals, 98 shots and thousands of smiles. The American Hockey League All-Stars didn’t disappoint the fans in Utica on Monday night, setting a new record for total goals scored in the league’s midseason exhibition in the Western Conference’s 14-12 win. Hamilton forward Charles Hudon led the offensive onslaught with four points (3+1) to share MVP honors with Utica netminder Jacob Markstrom, who stopped 16 of 18 shots during the first… read more
Posted on 01/26/15

CAPTAIN COMMUNITY

January 26, 2015 By Brian Coe The American Hockey League held its annual Hall of Fame Induction and Awards Ceremony on Monday afternoon, the 10th such event in the league’s history.  The AHL honored Frederic Cassivi, James Hendy, Art Stratton and Bronco Horvath – four prominent men from the league’s past – with enshrinement into its hallowed hall. But American Hockey League President Dave Andrews also took a few moments to acknowledge two current players suiting up in… read more
Posted on 01/26/15

PITTSBURGH RECALLS FOUR FROM WILKES-BARRE

JANUARY 26, 2015 The Pittsburgh Penguins have recalled forwards Andrew Ebbett, Scott Wilson and Bryan Rust, and defenseman Scott Harrington, from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton of the American Hockey League, it was announced today by executive vice president and general manager Jim Rutherford. All four players have spent time with Pittsburgh this season, with Wilson, Rust and Harrington representing three of the six Penguins players to make their NHL debuts. Ebbett has seen the most action in Pittsburgh,… read more
Posted on 01/26/15

EASTERN CONFERENCE TAKES 15-11 WIN IN SKILLS COMPETITION

January 25, 2015 By Brian Coe Manchester Monarchs forward Colin Miller was the star of the show on Sunday night, winning both the fastest skater and hardest shot contests, as the Eastern Conference All-Stars took a 15-11 victory in the 2015 American Hockey League All-Star Skills Competition at the Memorial Auditorium in Utica, New York. Miller’s 13.805 time in the fastest skater was slightly better than Adirondack’s Emile Poirer (13.960) and Oklahoma City’s Andrew Miller (13.988),… read more
Posted on 01/25/15
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