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MEGNA LEADS PENS COMEBACK AGAINST BEARS

By Mike Shields – November 7, 2014 Jayson Megna capped off a stunning Pens’ comeback, scoring an extra attacker goal with less than a minute remaining to force overtime, then tallying just  61 seconds into the extra frame to give the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins a 3-2 overtime win against the Hershey Bears Friday night at Mohegan Sun Arena.  With the win the Pens (6-5-1-0, 13 points) moved into a tie for first place in the East Division with the Bears (6-4-1-0, 13 points),… read more
Posted on 11/08/14

FORMER PENS HIT THE WORLD STAGE

National pride was on display in Sochi, Russia last February, as professional hockey players from the world over converged on the city to take part in the XXII Winter Olympic Games.  And for the second straight tournament, Team Canada took home the gold with a nearly unblemished record. Fast forward nine months, and a different team of Canadians – including a handful of players with ties to Wilkes-Barre – will look to continue their country’s dominance on the world stage. The… read more
Posted on 11/06/14

PENS CLASH WITH BEARS FRIDAY NIGHT

The Penguins look to overtake the East Division leader Hershey Bears Friday night at 7:05pm at the Mohegan Sun Arena.  Friday night's clash with the Bears is the first of three games the Pens will play this weekend.  The Pens will also host the Syracuse Crunch Sunday at 4:05pm after they take a quick road trip to Binghamton to take on the Senators Saturday night.   The Pens (5-5-1-0, 11 points, 2nd in East Division) are coming off a three-game road trip which included an exciting… read more
Posted on 11/06/14

PENS RECALL ROWNEY FROM WHEELING

November 5, 2014 WILKES-BARRE, Pa. – The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins announced today that forward Carter Rowney has been recalled from loan to the Wheeling Nailers (ECHL).    Rowney is currently tied for the lead on the Nailers with seven points (1G-6A) in five games this season.  The 25-year old second-year pro split last year between Wilkes-Barre/Scranton and Wheeling, chipping in two goals and two assists in 24 games for the Penguins.  Despite appearing in just 39… read more
Posted on 11/05/14

PENGUINS WEEKLY - 11/4/14

Penguins Prepare for Three in Three This Weekend   Weekly Rewind Wed., Oct. 29 – Penguins 2 at LEHIGH VALLEY 1 (OT) Matt Murray made a team season-high 42 saves and Jean-Sebastien Dea scored the game-winning power play goal at 4:58 of overtime to lift W-B/Scranton to the 2-1 win.   Fri., Oct. 31 – Penguins 2 at NORFOLK 3 (OT) The Admirals edged the Penguins in overtime on the back of a three-point night (2G-1A) by Brandon Yip, who also netted the deciding tally at 1:14 of the… read more
Posted on 11/04/14

PITTSBURGH RECALLS HARRINGTON

November 3, 2014 The Pittsburgh Penguins have recalled defenseman Scott Harrington from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton of the American Hockey League, it was announced today by executive vice president and general manager Jim Rutherford. Harrington, 21, spent time with Pittsburgh earlier this season, but did not appear in any games. He has skated in seven AHL contests with WBS, collecting two assists. Last season the Kingston, Ontario native played his first professional season with WBS, producing 24 points… read more
Posted on 11/03/14

PITTSBURGH RE-ASSIGNS MEGNA TO WBS

November 2, 2014 The Pittsburgh Penguins have re-assigned forward Jayson Megna to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton of the American Hockey League, it was announced today by executive vice president and general manager Jim Rutherford. Megna has played in nine AHL games with WBS this season, tallying three points (2G-1A). The Pens return home again next Friday, November 7, when they will host the Hershey Bears at 7:05pm.  Individual tickets for all Penguins home games are available at the Mohegan Sun Arena… read more
Posted on 11/02/14

ADMIRALS SAIL PAST PENS, 2-1

By Mike Shields – November 1, 2014 Conor Sheary’s third period tally was all the offense the Penguins could muster, as the Norfolk Admirals posted a 2-1 win Saturday night at the Scope. The Admirals (4-5-0-0, 8 points) picked up their second win in as many nights over the Penguins (5-4-1-0, 11 points), who now sit in second place in the East Division. Norfolk carried the play in the first period, when they limited the Penguins to just one shot on goal. Despite a decided shot advantage,… read more
Posted on 11/01/14

ADMIRALS, YIP SLIP BY PENS, 3-2, IN OT

By Mike Shields - October 31, 2014 Brandon Yip scored his second goal of the game at the 1:14 of overtime Friday night, giving the Norfolk Admirals a 3-2 overtime win over the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins at the Norfolk Scope. Yip’s goal finished off a night where scoring opportunities were at a premium with the Admirals outshooting the Pens 18-16 (17-15 in regulation) in the game.     The Pens got on the board first in the game with Dominik Uher’s goal at the 4:56 mark… read more
Posted on 10/31/14

PENS SAIL INTO NORFOLK FOR TWO-GAME SET

The Penguins travel to Virginia for a pair of contests against the Norfolk Admirals on Friday and Saturday night.  The teams will face off eight times during the 2014-15 season. The Penguins (5-4-0-0, 10 pts) have posted back-to-back wins over the Binghamton Senators (3-2 on Sunday at home) and Lehigh Valley Phantoms (2-1 OT Wednesday in Allentown), and are currently tied with the Hershey Bears for the top spot in the East Division based on points. The Admirals (2-5-0-0, 4 pts) have dropped… read more
Posted on 10/30/14
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