PENGUINS SIGN NICK HUTCHISON TO PTO
WILKES-BARRE, Pa. – The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins announced today that they have signed forward Nick Hutchison to a professional tryout agreement.
Hutchison has the second-most points on the Wheeling Nailers this season (26). He is also tied for the team’s lead with 17 assists. Furthermore, the 26-year-old forward has recorded a point in 14 consecutive ECHL games, the longest point streak in the league this season.
Hutchison suited up in four contests for Wilkes-Barre/Scranton in December while playing on a PTO. A product of Canisius College, he made his AHL debut on Dec. 11 against the Hershey Bears, but did not record any points in his four games.
In four seasons at Canisius, the Hicksville, New York native notched 113 points (60G-53A) in 140 games.
Wilkes-Barre/Scranton’s first game of 2022 is Friday, Jan. 7 against the Utica Comets. Game time between the Penguins and Comets is scheduled for 7:00 p.m. The Penguins don’t return home until a week later, Friday, Jan. 14, when they take on the Lehigh Valley Phantoms. Puck drop for Penguins vs. Phantoms will be 7:05 p.m. at Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza.
Individual game tickets and season-ticket packages for the 2021-22 season are on sale now. Full-Season, 22- game, 12-game, Flexbook and Premium Seating plans are available by reaching out to the Penguins directly at (570) 208-7367.