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PITTSBURGH RE-SIGNS FARNHAM

The Pittsburgh Penguins have re-signed forward Bobby Farnham to a one-year contract, it was announced today by executive vice president and general manager Jim Rutherford. The deal is a two-way contract and has an average annual value of $550,000 at the NHL level. Farnham, 25, played his first full season in the American Hockey League with the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins in 2013-14, notching seven goals, seven assists, 14 points and 166 penalty minutes in 64 regular-season games. He also suited… read more
Posted on 07/15/14

PENS SIGN D-MEN BOAK AND SEYMOUR

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. – The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins announced today that have signed defensemen Alex Boak and Clark Seymour to one-year American Hockey League contracts.    Boak signed an amateur try-out agreement with Wilkes-Barre/Scranton last year on March 22, following four seasons with Clarkson University.  The 24-year old from Norwood, New York totaled seven goals, 24 assists and 357 penalty minutes over 148 games with the Golden Knights.  Boak went on to make his… read more
Posted on 07/15/14

SEASON IN REVIEW: FEBRUARY

Kristian Stefanides and Mike O’Brien Every team goes through ups and downs during the course of the regular season.  For the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins, the high came back in the October with one of the best starts in team history.  Over the next three months, the Penguins performed well given the number of injuries and call-ups they endured.  February saw the constant roster flux finally take a toll, as the Pens took a slight step back in the conference standings. Perhaps… read more
Posted on 07/14/14

SUMMER CATCH-UP WITH CONOR SHEARY

As part of a summer-long series, Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Broadcaster Mike O'Brien will be catching up with Penguins players to see what they have been up to during the offseason. This week, he spoke with forward Conor Sheary.... For the full interview, check out the audio below.  If you can not see this chirbit, listen to it here http://chirb.it/dLh6rM Check this out on Chirbit Q: What’s the first thing you did when you got back to Melrose, Massachusetts once you settled in and took… read more
Posted on 07/11/14

AHL BOARD APPROVES RULES CHANGES

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. … The American Hockey League’s Board of Governors has concluded its 2014 Annual Meeting, held this week at Hilton Head Island, S.C.  Chaired by AHL President and CEO David Andrews, the four days of meetings, which concluded Thursday, saw the approval of the following rules changes to be implemented beginning in 2014-15: Rule 85 (“Overtime”) During the regular season, the sudden-death overtime period will be seven minutes (7:00) in length,… read more
Posted on 07/10/14

AHL BOARD OF GOVERNORS APPROVES DIVISION ALIGNMENT FOR 2014-15

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. … American Hockey League President and CEO David Andrews announced that the league’s Board of Governors has approved the following division alignment for the 2014-15 AHL season (National Hockey League affiliates in parentheses): Eastern Conference Atlantic Division Manchester Monarchs (Los Angeles) Portland Pirates (Arizona) Providence Bruins (Boston) St. John’s IceCaps (Winnipeg) Worcester Sharks (San Jose) Northeast Division Albany Devils (New Jersey) Bridgeport… read more
Posted on 07/09/14

TOP 10 GOALS OF 2013-14 COUNTDOWN

Here it is! The official Top 10 Goals of 2013-14 as voted on by YOU - the Fans!  A new video is added tothis playlist every Wednesday morning through August 27, when the top tally of the season will be revealed.  Be sure to check back here every week to see the newest addition to the list, or keep an eye on Twitter or Facebook for updates as well. read more
Posted on 07/09/14

SEASON IN REVIEW: JANUARY

By Samantha Patterson and Mike O’Brien With a roster that was decimated with call-ups and injuries in December, the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins were amazingly able to post a record over .500 during the month and remain just one point behind first place Binghamton Senators.  While many of Wilkes-Barre/Scranton’s offensive mainstays such Brian Gibbons, Andrew Ebbett and Jayson Megna remained up in Pittsburgh, the team looked to its defense to carry it through the month of January. … read more
Posted on 07/07/14

SEASON IN REVIEW: DECEMBER

By Mike O’Brien and Kristian Stefanides Heading into December with a 13-5-1-2 record, the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins had successfully navigated some rough seas during the previous month.  A rash of injuries on the Pittsburgh Penguins roster saw key players such as Andrew Ebbett, Brian Gibbons, Jayson Megna and Simon Despres spend significant time in the NHL.  No one could foresee that the waters would get much more treacherous for Wilkes-Barre/Scranton.  The injury bug continued… read more
Posted on 06/30/14

NHL DRAFT COVERAGE

Mike O'Brien was live from the 2014 NHL Draft in Philadelphia during the final weekend of June, and you can check out his coverage from the event in his NHL DRAFT BLOG ( http://wbspenguins2014nhldraft.blogspot.com/ ) read more
Posted on 06/26/14
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