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TOM KOSTOPOULOS SIGNS PTO WITH PENGUINS

 

Tom Kostopoulos Signs PTO with Penguins
Team’s all-time points leader rejoins Wilkes-Barre/Scranton
 
WILKES-BARRE, Pa. – The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins announced today that they have signed forward Tom Kostopoulos to a professional tryout agreement (PTO). 
 
Kostopoulos, 33, is Wilkes-Barre/Scranton’s all-time leader in games played (318), goals (97), assists (149) and points (246).  He ranks first on the team’s playoff scoring list with 38 points (11G-27A) in 51 games.
 
Now entering his 14th year of professional hockey, Kostopoulos was originally drafted by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the seventh round (204th overall) of the 1999 NHL Entry Draft. 
 
After a three-year career with the Ontario Hockey League’s London Knights that saw Kostopoulos compile 64 goals and 98 assists in 196 contests, Kostopoulos broke into pro hockey in 1999-00 with the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins. He posted 26 goals, 32 assists and 58 points during his rookie season, each ranking second on the team.  In 2001-02, he led the Penguins in scoring with 53 points (27G-26A) over 70 games, while earning a selection to the AHL All-Star Game.
 
Kostopoulos made his NHL debut with the Penguins during the 2001-02 season and has appeared in 615 NHL games with Pittsburgh, Los Angeles, Montreal, Carolina and Calgary, totaling 60 goals, 96 assists and 705 penalty minutes.
 
The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins face the St. John’s IceCaps tonight at 7:05PM at Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza.
 
Individual seats for all Penguins’ home games are available at the Mohegan Sun Arena box office, online at www.ticketmaster.com, and by calling 800-745-3000.
 
Wilkes-Barre/Scranton season ticket packages, including 12-game and Flexbook plans, are available by contacting the Penguins directly at 570-208-7367.
 
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