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JARRY SHUTS OUT PIRATES IN CONVINCING 5-0 WIN

January 23, 2016 BOXSCORE   PORTLAND, Maine – The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins bounced back in a big way from their loss to the Portland Pirates the night before by beating the Pirates in decisive fashion on Saturday night. The Penguins skated to a 5-0 victory at Cross Insurance Arena, featuring a 34-save shutout from Tristan Jarry and goal contributions from one player on each of Wilkes-Barre/Scranton’s four forward lines. Scott Wilson scored his league-leading 20th goal of the… read more
Posted on 01/23/16

PENGUINS DROP FIRST GAME AGAINST PORTLAND, 2-1

January 22, 2016 BOXSCORE   PORTLAND, Maine – The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins fell 2-1 to the Portland Pirates on Friday night in the first game of back-to-back contests at Cross Insurance Arena. The Penguins (28-10-0-1) pushed hard late, but were ultimately unable to overcome a two-goal deficit they found themselves in early in the contest. A tap-in goal at the side of the net by Brett Olson gave the Pirates a 1-0 lead just 1:57 into the first period. Wade Megan put Portland up 2-0… read more
Posted on 01/22/16

BRIAN FOSTER RECALLED BY WILKES-BARRE/SCRANTON

January 20, 2016   WILKES-BARRE, Pa. – The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins announced today that they have recalled goalie Brian Foster from the Wheeling Nailers (ECHL). Foster, 28, has appeared in five games this season for Wilkes-Barre/Scranton, posting a 2.97 goals against average and .879 save percentage. The sixth-year pro recorded his first career AHL shutout with 30 saves in a 3-0 Penguins win at Syracuse on Dec. 19, 2015. In 13 games with the Nailers this season, Foster has a 6-6-0-1… read more
Posted on 01/21/16

PENGUINS ANNOUNCE RYAN PARENT SIGNING

January 20, 2016   WILKES-BARRE, Pa. – The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins announced today that they have signed free agent defenseman Ryan Parent to a professional tryout contract. A first round pick (18th overall) of the Nashville Predators in the 2005 NHL Entry Draft, Parent has played in 351 professional games. The six-foot-two, 205 lbs. defenseman appeared in 106 NHL games with the Philadelphia Flyers and Vancouver Canucks. At the AHL level, Parent, 28, has suited up for the Milwaukee… read more
Posted on 01/20/16

PENGUINS WEEKLY - 1/19/16

January 19, 2016   Penguins sweep St. John’s, prepare for first meeting with Portland  Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (28-9-0-1) looks to stay hot in 2016   Weekly Rewind Tuesday, Jan. 12 – PENGUINS 2 at St. John’s 1 After falling behind early in the first period, the Penguins scored two unanswered goals to beat St. John’s. Matt Murray made 33 saves to earn his 16th win of the season while Josh Archibald and Jean-Sébastien Dea had a goal each. Wednesday, Jan.… read more
Posted on 01/19/16

JOHN SLANEY VIP MEET AND GREET

Former Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins defenseman John Slaney will be inducted into the team’s Hall of Fame prior to our game against the Lehigh Valley Phantoms on January 30.  And we’ve got your chance to hang out with the one-time Pens’ captain at an exclusive post-game reception. This VIP Meet and Greet with John Slaney will take place in the Mohegan Sun Arena club lounge from 9:30pm-11:00pm on Saturday, January 30, and includes: ·        … read more
Posted on 01/19/16

POULIOT RECALLED BY PITTSBURGH

January 18, 2016 The Pittsburgh Penguins have recalled defenseman Derrick Pouliot from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton of the American Hockey League, it was announced today by executive vice president and general manager Jim Rutherford. Pouliot, 22, was recently selected to play in his second-consecutive AHL All-Star Classic as one of three WBS representatives alongside goalie Matt Murray and rookie forward Dominik Simon. The 6-foot, 208-pound Pouliot leads all WBS defensemen and ranks seventh (tied) in the… read more
Posted on 01/18/16

CRUNCH DEFEAT PENGUINS IN SYRACUSE, 4-2

January 16, 2016 BOXSCORE   SYRACUSE, N.Y. – The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins’ seven-game winning streak came to an end at the hands of the Syracuse Crunch on Saturday night at Oncenter War Memorial Arena. The Crunch downed the Penguins, 4-2, despite a valiant comeback effort in the third period by Wilkes-Barre/Scranton. Syracuse took a 2-0 lead by cashing in twice on a double minor penalty to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton during the first period. A redirect by Adam Erne at 11:31 gave… read more
Posted on 01/16/16

JOHN HYNES AND MIKE SULLIVAN ADDED TO USA’S WORLD CUP OF HOCKEY STAFF

January 15, 2016   WILKES-BARRE, Pa. – USA Hockey announced today that former Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins coaches John Hynes and Mike Sullivan will serve as assistants on the United States’ coaching staff at the 2016 World Cup of Hockey. Both Hynes and Sullivan will join head coach John Tortorella on Team USA’s staff for the tournament being held in Toronto, Ont. from Sept. 14 – Oct. 1, 2016. Hynes, the longest tenured coach in Wilkes-Barre/Scranton history, never… read more
Posted on 01/15/16

PENGUINS COME FROM BEHIND TWICE FOR 6-4 VICTORY

January 13, 2016 BOXSCORE   WILKES-BARRE, Pa. – The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins erased two separate two-goal deficits and scored four-straight goals to beat the St. John’s IceCaps, 6-4, in a seesaw game at Mile One Centre on Wednesday night. Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (28-8-0-1) completed a four-game season sweep of the IceCaps and grew its winning streak to seven games. The first minute of play featured a goal from the IceCaps when Max Friberg netted his sixth goal of the season and… read more
Posted on 01/13/16
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