February 28, 2019 Nick Hart

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. – The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins announced today that defenseman Blake Siebenaler has been reassigned by the Pittsburgh Penguins (NHL) from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton to the Penguins’ ECHL affiliate, the Wheeling Nailers.

Siebenaler appeared in one game with Wilkes-Barre/Scranton, a 5-4 overtime win on Feb. 17 at Hartford in which he finished the contest with a plus-2 rating. The third-year pro was acquired by the Penguins organization from the Columbus Blue Jackets in a trade on Feb. 11 in exchange for a conditional seventh round draft pick.

A native of Fort Wayne, Indiana, Siebenaler has amassed seven goals and seven assists for 14 total points in 84 career AHL games played with the Penguins and Cleveland Monsters.

Wilkes-Barre/Scranton’s next game is tomorrow, Friday, Mar. 1, against the Providence Bruins. The Penguins’ next home game is Wednesday, Mar. 6, when they take on the Lehigh Valley Phantoms in a game rife with postseason implications. Puck drop between the Penguins and Phantoms 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 now to register for a free AHLTV account and purchase 2018-19 subscriptions.

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