The Pittsburgh Penguins have re-assigned eight players to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton of the American Hockey League (AHL), it was announced today by executive vice president and general manager Ray Shero. Players sent to WBS were forwards Nick Drazenovic, Pierre-Luc Letourneau-Leblond, Steve MacIntyre, Jayson Megna and Adam Payerl, and defensemen Scott Harrington, Philip Samuelsson and Brendan Mikkelson. Drazenovic, MacIntyre and Mikkelson have to clear waivers by noon on Mondaybefore they can report to…
Posted on 09/23/13
Two-on-two puck battle drills got the day started off right. Even though it's only the second day of practice, there were more than a few big hits dished out. Reid McNeill lets a shot fly on net and goaltender Eric Hartzell. Andy Chiodo is as popular as ever, and Christiaan Minella shows off his flexibility.
Posted on 09/22/13
By Brian Coe Dennis Bonvie had legions of young fans who followed his career with the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins. And now one of the penalty minute king’s admirers is looking to follow in Bonvie’s footsteps with the team he grew up watching. Twenty-year-old Patrick McGrath was among the 26 players attending the first day of Wilkes-Barre/Scranton training camp on Saturday morning. For a youngster from Shavertown who spent his formative years watching the action at the Mohegan…
Posted on 09/21/13
Individual game tickets to all Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins home games are on sale now. Tickets are available for purchase at the Mohegan Sun Arena box office, online at TicketMaster.com, or by calling the Penguins at 570-208-7367. The Penguins begin their 15th season in the American Hockey League on October 5, when they travel to Connecticut to face the Bridgeport SoundTigers. The team's home opener will take place on Saturday, October 12, when the Penguins host the Hershey Bears at…
Posted on 09/20/13
Penguins Open Training Camp on Sept. 21 Twenty-five players to begin on-ice sessions on Saturday WILKES-BARRE, Pa. – The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins announced today the schedule and roster for their 2013 training camp. Twenty-five players will report to camp with on-ice practices beginning Saturday, Sept. 22 at 10:00 a.m. at the Ice Rink at Coal Street. All practices at the Ice Rink at Coal Street are free and open to the public. The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton…
Posted on 09/19/13
The Pittsburgh Penguins have re-assigned seven players to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton, it was announced today by executive Vice President and general manager Ray Shero.
Forwards Paul Thompson, Tom Kostopoulos, Brian Gibbons and Dominik Uher, and defensemen Clark Seymour, Reid McNeill and Nick D'Agostino were sent to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton.
Pittsburgh now has 44 players on its training camp roster (25 forwards; 15 defenseman; 4 goaltenders). Click here for an updated roster.
Posted on 09/17/13
Penguins Individual Tickets for Regular Season Go on Sale September 20 Preseason game individual tickets available beginning September 16 WILKES-BARRE, Pa. – The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins announced today that individual tickets for 2013-14 regular season home games will go on sale on Friday, Sept. 20 at 12:00 p.m. The Penguins open up their home schedule against the Hershey Bears at 7:05 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 12 at Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza. Individual…
Posted on 09/11/13
Jean-Sebastien Dea and Tom Kuhnhackl tallied goals, but the Pittsburgh Penguins prospects dropped a 3-2 decision to the Chicago Blackhawks in the 2013 Rookie Tournament in London, Ontario on Sunday afternoon. The Pens finished with a 0-2-0-1 record in the round-robin tournament, after falling to the Ottawa Senators (4-1) on Thursday and the Toronto Maple Leafs (4-3, SO) on Saturday night. The Penguins failed to take advantage of three early power plays, including a 5-on-3 opportunity that presented…
Posted on 09/08/13
Tom Kuhnhackl’s goal with just 31 seconds to play forced overtime, but the Toronto Maple Leafs prospects proved more accurate in the shootout, defeating the Pittsburgh Penguins 4-3 on Saturday night at the 2013 London Rookie Tournament. Kuhnhackl’s bomb from the left side zipped past netminder Christopher Gibson and went through the far side of the netting. The goal was a long time coming for Kuhnhackl, who missed the majority of the 2012-13 season to injury. “I knew there…
Posted on 09/07/13
The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins will have some new looks for the 2013-14 season....and we're not just talking about new players. The Pens unveiled a new 15th season alternate jersey on Friday, as well as revamped home and road jerseys. The new alternate (pictured right, modeled by Dominik Uher) features a predominately gold background with black and white striping, and the team’s 15th season logo on the crest. The home (white) and road (black) sweaters originally debuted during the 2011-12…
Posted on 09/06/13