WILKES-BARRE TOWNSHIP, Pa. – Chris Conner set a franchise record with six points, including a hat trick and three assists, and seven other players notched a multiple-point game as the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins trounced the Albany River Rats by a 9-2 score on Wednesday night at Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza. Conner began his record-breaking night by taking a Wyatt Smith pass off the neutral zone boards and skating behind the Rats defense. He went in alone on starting goaltender Justin Peters,…
Posted on 02/18/10
Due to impending weather and travel concerns, Tuesday night’s MIRACLE MEMORIES event, scheduled for 6:00pm at the F.M. Kirby Center in downtown Wilkes-Barre, has been postponed.
The event will be rescheduled for a later date, which will be announced in the near future. Tickets already issued for the event will be honored at the rescheduled date.
For more information, please contact the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins at 208-7367.
Posted on 02/15/10
GLENS FALLS, NY – Luca Caputi, Jesse Boulerice, and Dustin Jeffrey each tallied third-period goals, and Adam Berkhoel stopped 26 shots to help the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins to their third straight win, 4-3 over the Adirondack Phantoms on Sunday afternoon at the Glens Falls Civic Center. Both teams had scoring chances in the opening twenty minutes, but both Berkhoel and Phantoms netminder John Grahame came up with big saves to keep the game scoreless. The Penguins were forced onto the penalty…
Posted on 02/14/10
WILKES-BARRE TOWNSHIP, Pa. – Mike Brodeur turned aside 38 of 40 shots in regulation and overtime, but fell apart in the shootout as the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins picked up a much-needed two points with a 3-2 win over the Binghamton Senators on Friday night at Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza. Chris Conner opened the scoring at 17:54 of the first period while the Penguins were awarded a 5-on-3 power play opportunity. Conner held onto the puck in the right corner, and then sent a low, hard shot…
Posted on 02/13/10
The Pittsburgh Penguins have acquired defenseman Steve Wagner from the St. Louis Blues in exchange for Nate Guenin, it was announced by executive vice president and general manager Ray Shero. Wagner, who will be reporting to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton of the American Hockey League, spent the last three-plus seasons in the St. Louis organization after signing as a free agent in 2007. He has appeared in 46 career NHL games for the Blues, posting four goals and 12 points. Wagner, 25, has played extensively…
Posted on 02/11/10
HERSHEY, Pa. – A dominating performance over the first half of the game was wiped out by a hat trick from Mathieu Perreault, as the Hershey Bears came back to defeat the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins 5-4 on Sunday afternoon at Giant Center in a weather-related makeup game. The Penguins took a 1-0 lead 13:01 into the game, as rookie forward Eric Tangradi left the puck behind the net for Joe Vitale. Vitale then cut in front of the net and backhanded a shot through the pads of Bears netminder Semyon…
Posted on 02/07/10
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 6, 2010 ________________________________________ AHL GAME POSTPONED ________________________________________ SPRINGFIELD, Mass. … The American Hockey League has announced that tonight’s game between the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins and the Hershey Bears (AHL #737), scheduled to be played tonight at Giant Center in Hershey, Pa., has been postponed due to inclement winter weather. The game has been rescheduled for tomorrow (Feb. 7) at 1:00 p.m. ET.
Posted on 02/06/10
WILKES-BARRE TOWNSHIP, Pa. – John Curry turned aside 20 shots in regulation and four of five in the shootout to help the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins to a 5-4 win over the Adirondack Phantoms on Wednesday night at Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza. The hosts would jump out to a 2-0 lead before the first period was halfway through on goals by Ben Lovejoy and Tim Wallace, who both tallied for the second consecutive game. Lovejoy snuck in to the bottom of the left circle and slammed a pass from Mark…
Posted on 02/04/10
The American Hockey League announced today that 12 games are scheduled to be heard live on XM Satellite Radio on their all-hockey NHL Home Ice channel later this month, including two featuring the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins. Penguins games against the Portland Pirates (February 23 at 7:00pm) and the Hershey Bears (February 28 at 7:05pm) will be carried. XM, which has carried select AHL regular-season, playoff and all-star action on NHL Home Ice since 2006, will begin a two-week stretch of AHL…
Posted on 02/02/10
Wanna get Lucky this Valentine’s Day? The Penguins, Lucky’s Sporthouse and RC Theatres 14 have teamed up to offer you and your sweetheart the perfect date night out! The Penguins Sweetheart package is the perfect gift for the hockey fan you love. For just $70 you get two red zone tickets to the Pens game on either Friday, Feb. 12th or Saturday, Feb. 13th, a $40 gift card for Lucky’s Sporthouse and two movie passes to RC Theatres 14 in Wilkes-Barre. That's a savings of $48.00. This limited time…
Posted on 02/01/10