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LETESTU LEADS WAY IN 6-3 WIN OVER SENATORS

WILKES-BARRE, PA – Mark Letestu did his best impression of Jeff Taffe on Sunday, picking up four points (1+3) as the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins posted a 6-3 win against the Binghamton Senators on Sunday evening. The win was the fourth in a row for the Penguins, with all four coming against East Division opponents, and upped the team’s record to 20-11-1-1 on the year. It also gave the home club some separation between themselves and the Sens, who fell to 17-10-3-3, and now trail the Penguins… read more
Posted on 12/28/08

TAFFE, MINARD PACE PENS TO WIN

WILKES-BARRE, PA – The dynamic duo of Chris Minard and Jeff Taffe continued their torrid scoring pace on Saturday, combining for four goals and six points as the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins posted a 5-4 win against the Bridgeport Sound Tigers at the Wachovia Arena at Casey Plaza. The win moved the Penguins (19-11-1-1, 40 points) into third place in the East Division, and allowed them to gain ground on both the Sound Tigers (21-9-1-2, 45 points) and the Hershey Bears (22-8-0-1, 45 points). Minard… read more
Posted on 12/27/08

TAFFE TIES TEAM MARK IN WIN OVER PHANTOMS

PHILADELPHIA, PA – Jeff Taffe tied the Penguins record for assists in a game, setting up all four goals in Wilkes-Barre/Scranton's 4-0 win against the Philadelphia Phantoms on Friday night at the Spectrum. The win upped the Pens record to 18-11-1-1 on the season, and moved the team to within one point of the third place Phantoms in the East Division standings. Taffe became the sixth Penguin to post four assists in a game, and the first since Alex Goligoski accomplished the feat on New Year's Eve… read more
Posted on 12/26/08

GOEBEL GRABS TWO GOALS, PENS DOWN RATS

WILKES-BARRE, PA – Tommy Goebel started his holiday celebration early, notching his first multi-goal game in the American Hokcey League as the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins posted a 4-3 win against the Albany River Rats on Saturday night. The win upped the Penguins' record to 17-11-1-1 headed into the Christmas break, while Albany fell to 10-15-3-2. The Penguins overcame a pair of one-goal deficits to record their second win against the River Rats in as many tries this season. Mike Angelidis gave… read more
Posted on 12/20/08

PENGUINS COME UP SHORTY IN PHILLY, 2-1

PHILADELPHIA, PA – The Penguins have been on a roll in December, posting a 5-1-0-0 mark prior to Sunday evening. The only loss in that time? A 4-1 defeat at the hand of the Philadelphia Phantoms. The intrastate rivals proved to pose a problem once again, posting a 2-1 win at the Spectrum on Sunday. The loss was the Penguins’ third straight to the Phantoms, and snapped a three game winning streak. Wilkes-Barre/Scranton fell to 16-11-1-1 on the year, and saw Philly (17-11-0-0) leap frog them by… read more
Posted on 12/14/08

CURRY, MINARD RETURN TO LEAD PENS TO WIN

WILKES-BARRE, PA – Chris Minard and John Curry both enjoyed lengthy stays with the Pittsburgh Penguins during the past month, even if they didn’t see the kind of playing time they were used to in the American Hockey League. When they returned to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton for Saturday night’s game against the Portland Pirates, they both made sure to make the most of their ice time. Minard potted two goals and Curry made 23 saves as the Penguins posted a 5-1 win against the Pirates, who entered the… read more
Posted on 12/13/08

PENGUINS HOLD OFF LATE RALLY, TAKE 4-3 WIN

SYRACUSE, NY – The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins rattled off three goals in a span of 5:46 to jump out to a 4-1 third period lead over the Syracuse Crunch, then held off a late rally to take a 4-3 win Friday night at the Oncenter. With the win, the Penguins upped their record to 15-10-1-1 on the season. The Crunch dropped just their second home contest of the year, and saw the team’s record dip to 14-10-0-1. With a number of call ups to Pittsburgh, and two players in transit from the NHL club,… read more
Posted on 12/12/08

FOUR GOAL FIRST HELPS PENS SINK ADMIRALS

NORFOLK, VA – The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins exploded for four goals in the first 11:32 of play Wednesday night, then cruised to a 7-3 win against the Norfolk Admirals in front of 2,660 fans at the Scope. The win upped the Pens’ record to 14-10-1-1 on the season, while the Admirals fell to 8-15-1-4. Despite playing with a somewhat depleted lineup after the recalls of Jeff Taffe and Tim Wallace, the Penguins came out in full force, jumping on goaltender Kari Ramo for four goals on their first… read more
Posted on 12/10/08

MUNROE STARS IN PHILLY WIN VS. PENS

WILKES-BARRE, PA – Scott Munroe turned asided 28 of 29 shots, as the Philadelphia Phantoms posted a 4-1 win against the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins on Sunday evening at the Wachovia Arena at Casey Plaza. The loss allowed the Phantoms (15-11-0-0, 30 points) to leap-frog the Penguins (13-10-1-1, 28 points) in the East Division standings. Goaltending was the deciding factor in the game, as Munroe was spectacular at points, while David Brown stopped just 12 of 15 shots he faced. “Their goalie… read more
Posted on 12/07/08

TAFFE, DAOUST DOUSE RIVER RATS

WILKES-BARRE, PA – The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins lost quite a bit of firepower when Chris Minard and Janne Pesonen - who combined for 22 goals and 51 points through the first two months of the AHL season - were promoted to Pittsburgh earlier this week. But it didn’t take long to find some faces to fill the void left behind. Jeff Taffe and Jean-Michel Daoust each recorded four points, Luca Caputi scored for his third consecutive game, and the Penguins posted a 7-3 win against the Albany River… read more
Posted on 12/06/08
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