PENGUINS RECALL CHRISTIAN HILBRICH FROM WHEELING

 

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. – The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins announced today that they have recalled forward Christian Hilbrich to the Wheeling Nailers (ECHL).

Additionally, the Pittsburgh Penguins have recalled forwards Oskar Sundqvist, Jean-Sébastien Dea, and defenseman Derrick Pouliot from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton.

Hilbrich has appeared in five games for Wilkes-Barre/Scranton this season, earning no points or penalty minutes in that time. The six-foot-seven forward made his AHL debut on Feb. 17, 2017 while the Penguins were visiting the Albany Devils.

In 65 contests with the Nailers this season, Hilbrich has posted 16 goals and 29 assists for 45 points and 48 penalty minutes. The 24-year-old rookie has a team-best plus-21 rating, and was named Sher-Wood Hockey ECHL Player of the Week for his efforts during the period of Jan. 9 – 15 after collecting nine points (5G-4A) in four games during that span.

Wilkes-Barre/Scranton’s next game is today, Sunday, Apr. 9, when it faces the Providence Bruins for the final time this season. Puck drop between the Penguins and Bruins is scheduled for 3:05 p.m. at Dunkin’ Donuts Center. The Penguins’ next home game is Wednesday, Apr. 12, and they’ll take on the Lehigh Valley Phantoms.

Individual game tickets for all Penguins home games are available at the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza box office, online at TicketMaster.com, or by calling 800-745-3000.

Penguins ticket packages, including packages for the 2017 Calder Cup Playoffs, are available directly through the Penguins offices by calling (570) 208-7367.

WILKES-BARRE/SCRANTON SENDS CHRISTIAN HILBRICH, BRETT STERN TO WHEELING

 

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. – The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins announced today that they have reassigned forward Christian Hilbrich to the Wheeling Nailers (ECHL) and released defenseman Brett Stern from his professional tryout contract. Stern will also report to the Nailers.

Hilbrich has appeared in five games for Wilkes-Barre/Scranton this season, earning no points or penalty minutes in that time. The six-foot-seven forward made his AHL debut on Feb. 17, 2017 while the Penguins were visiting the Albany Devils.

In 51 contests with the Nailers this season, Hilbrich has posted 13 goals and 22 assists for 35 points and 32 penalty minutes. The 24-year-old rookie has a team-best plus-20 rating, and was named Sher-Wood Hockey ECHL Player of the Week for his efforts during the period of Jan. 9 – 15 after collecting nine points (5G-4A) in four games during that span.

Stern has played in 42 games with Wheeling this season, posting six goals and 15 assists for 21 points, as well as a plus-six rating. He made his AHL debut with the Penguins on Monday, Jan. 16 at Syracuse, and has appeared in six games for Wilkes-Barre/Scranton this season.

Wilkes-Barre/Scranton’s next game is tonight, Saturday, Mar. 11, and its opponent will be the Providence Bruins. Puck drop between the Penguins and P-Bruins is scheduled for 7:05 p.m. at Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza.

Individual tickets for all Penguins home games are available at the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza box office, online at TicketMaster.com, or by calling 800-745-3000.

Penguins ticket packages, including 12-game, and 10-voucher flex packs, are available directly through the Penguins offices by calling (570) 208-7367.

CHRISTIAN HILBRICH RECALLED BY WILKES-BARRE/SCRANTON

 

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. – The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins announced today that they have recalled forward Christian Hilbrich from the Wheeling Nailers (ECHL).

Hilbrich has appeared in three games for Wilkes-Barre/Scranton this season, earning no points or penalty minutes in that time. The six-foot-seven forward made his AHL debut on Feb. 17, 2017 while the Penguins were visiting the Albany Devils.

In 51 contests with the Nailers this season, Hilbrich posted 13 goals and 22 assists for 35 points and 32 penalty minutes. The 24-year-old rookie has a team-best plus-20 rating, and was named Sher-Wood Hockey ECHL Player of the Week for his efforts during the period of Jan. 9 – 15 after collecting nine points (5G-4A) in four games that weekend.

The Port Credit, Ont. native is a graduate of Cornell University, appearing in 111 games over four seasons and posting 27 goals and 21 assists for 48 points.  He was named team captain for his senior season.

Wilkes-Barre/Scranton’s next game is tomorrow, Wednesday, Mar. 8, and its opponent will be the Lehigh Valley Phantoms. Puck drop between the Penguins and Phantoms is scheduled for 7:05 p.m. at Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza.

Individual tickets for all Penguins home games are available at the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza box office, online at TicketMaster.com, or by calling 800-745-3000.

Penguins ticket packages, including 12-game, and 10-voucher flex packs, are available directly through the Penguins offices by calling (570) 208-7367.

PENGUINS REASSIGN CHRISTIAN HILBRICH TO NAILERS

 

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. – The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins announced today that they have reassigned forward Christian Hilbrich to the Wheeling Nailers (ECHL).

Hilbrich appeared in three games for Wilkes-Barre/Scranton, earning no points or penalty minutes in that time. The six-foot-seven forward made his AHL debut on Feb. 17, 2017 while the Penguins were visiting the Albany Devils.

In 48 contests with the Nailers this season, Hilbrich has posted 13 goals and 21 assists for 34 points and 30 penalty minutes. The 24-year-old has a team-best plus-22 rating, and was named Sher-Wood Hockey ECHL Player of the Week for his efforts during the period of Jan. 9 – 15 after collecting nine points (5G-4A) in four games that weekend.

The Port Credit, Ont. native is a graduate of Cornell University, appearing in 111 games over four seasons and posting 27 goals and 21 assists for 48 points.  He was named team captain for his senior season.

Wilkes-Barre/Scranton’s next game is Saturday, Mar. 4, and it will take on the Hershey Bears at Giant Center. Puck drop between the Penguins and Bears is scheduled for 7:00 p.m. Wilkes-Barre/Scranton’s next home game is Wednesday, Mar. 8, and its opponent will be the Lehigh Valley Phantoms.

Individual game tickets for Mar. 8’s game and all Penguins home games are available at the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza box office, online at TicketMaster.com, or by calling 800-745-3000.

Penguins ticket packages, including 12-game, and 10-voucher flex packs, are available directly through the Penguins offices by calling (570) 208-7367.

PENGUINS RECALL CHRISTIAN HILBRICH FROM NAILERS

 

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. – The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins announced today that they have recalled forward Christian Hilbrich from the Wheeling Nailers (ECHL).

In 48 contests with the Nailers this season, Hilbrich has posted 13 goals and 21 assists for 34 points and 30 penalty minutes. The 24-year-old has a team-best plus-22 rating, and will look to make his AHL debut with Wilkes-Barre/Scranton.

In his last game with Wheeling on Feb. 15, the first-year pro posted three assists en route to a 6-3 Nailers win against Brampton. On Jan. 15, Hilbrich netted a hat-trick as part of a career-high four point game. He was later named Sher-Wood Hockey ECHL Player of the Week for his efforts after collecting nine points (5G-4A) in four games that weekend.

The Port Credit, Ont. native is a graduate of Cornell University, appearing in 111 games over four seasons and posting 27 goals and 21 assists for 48 points.  He was named team captain for his senior season.

Wilkes-Barre/Scranton’s next game is tonight, Friday, Feb. 17, when they travel to upstate New York and take on the Albany Devils. Puck drop between the Penguins and Devils is scheduled for 7:00 p.m. Wilkes-Barre/Scranton’s next home game isn’t until Wednesday, Mar. 8, and its opponent will be the Lehigh Valley Phantoms.

Individual game tickets for Mar. 8’s game and all Penguins home games are available at the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza box office, online at TicketMaster.com, or by calling 800-745-3000.

Penguins ticket packages, including 12-game, and 10-voucher flex packs, are available directly through the Penguins offices by calling (570) 208-7367.