PENGUINS REASSIGN BROWN AND SPINOZZI TO WHEELING
WILKES-BARRE, Pa. – The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins announced today they have reassigned forward Cam Brown and defenseman Kevin Spinozzi to their ECHL affiliate, the Wheeling Nailers.
Brown, 25, recorded four points in 11 games played with Wilkes-Barre/Scranton this season, including his first goal as a Penguin on Jan. 12 at Charlotte. At the time of his recall from Wheeling, Brown led all Nailers skaters with 26 assists on the year, one season after finishing second on the team in helpers (36). The forward from Natick, Massachusetts also sat second on the Nailers’ points chart, having earned 34 points this season.
Spinozzi enjoyed much success in the ECHL this season, topping all ECHL blueliners with 28 points in 26 games played at the time of his initial recall to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton. In fact, the 22-year-old defenseman still ranks second among all ECHL defensemen in goals (11) despite not suiting up for the Nailers since Dec. 22. The native of Granby, Québec appeared in five games with the Penguins this season, posting no points in that time.
Wilkes-Barre/Scranton’s next game is Wednesday, Feb. 13, as it renews its rivalry with the Hershey Bears at Giant Center. The Penguins’ next home game is Saturday, Feb. 16, against the Utica Comets. Puck drop on Military Appreciation Night presented by MetLife between the Penguins and Comets is scheduled for 7:05 p.m. at Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza.
Individual tickets for Wilkes-Barre/Scranton home games can be purchased at the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza box office, through all Ticketmaster outlets, or by contacting the Penguins’ offices at (570) 208-7367. Season ticket packages for the 20th season of Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins hockey, including full season, 12-game and Flexbook plans, are available by reaching out to the Penguins directly at (570) 208-7367.
Fans can also keep up with the Penguins through the AHL’s brand new high definition streaming service, AHLTV. Subscriptions for AHLTV, which include live and archived games, begin at just $79.99 for the entire 2018-19 regular season. Fans can visit theahl.com/AHLTV now to register for a free AHLTV account and purchase 2018-19 subscriptions.