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MANDERSON AND MINELLA LOANED TO WHEELING

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. – The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins announced today that they have loaned forwards Chris Minella and Denver Manderson to the Wheeling Nailers of the ECHL.    Manderson tallied a goal and an assist in three preseason games, while Minella also dressed in three contests for the Penguins.    Wilkes-Barre/Scranton also announced the following players have been released from their try-out agreements: forwards Kyle Fletcher, Chaz Johnson, Patrick McGrath, Carter… read more
Posted on 09/30/13

HARTZELL MAKING A NAME FOR HIMSELF

AHL - Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins Postgame Comments Head coach John Hynes addresses media Penguins fans are pretty familiar with two of the names fighting for spots between the team’s pipes.  Both Andy Chiodo and Jeff Deslauriers had successful stints with the club previously, and could be suiting up for Wilkes-Barre/Scranton on opening night. But a newcomer might become better known before long following a stellar performance on Sunday evening. Rookie Eric Hartzell stopped 20 of 21… read more
Posted on 09/30/13

PENS EDGE BEARS IN FINAL PRESEASON GAME

Penguins Edge Bears in Final Preseason Tune-Up Samuelsson’s third-period goal helps W-B/Scranton to win   AHL - Hershey Bears at Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins Pens post 2-1 win over Bears in Preseason Finale   WILKES-BARRE, Pa. – In their final game of the exhibition schedule, the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins scored a 2-1 victory over the Hershey Bears at Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza.       The game was tied at one in the third frame when Philip Samuelsson… read more
Posted on 09/29/13

PENGUINS HANDED PRESEASON LOSS BY BEARS

Penguins Handed Preseason Loss by Bears Wilkes-Barre/Scranton hosts Hershey on Sunday in exhibition finale   HERSHEY, Pa. – David Marshal’s four-point game led the offensive charge for the Hershey Bears as they defeated the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins, 6-1, at GIANT Center in their first meeting of this preseason.    Goals in quick succession during the first period allowed the Bears to own a 3-1 lead after the first twenty minutes of hockey.  Hershey’s Tyler… read more
Posted on 09/28/13

PENS DOWN AMERKS IN OT

AHL - Rochester Americans vs. Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguin Penguins stage late comeback to claim 2-1 OT victory   WILKES-BARRE, Pa. – In the their second overtime in as many games this week against the Rochester Americans, it was rookie Cody Sylvester tapping home the deciding tally to lift the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins a 2-1 win in preseason action at the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza.    PHOTO GALLERY   It was Rochester skating to an overtime victory against Wilkes-Barre/Scranton… read more
Posted on 09/27/13

PENS FALL TO AMERKS IN OT IN PRESEASON ACTION

Penguins Fall to Americans in OT in First Preseason Game Manderson and Thompson score for W-B/Scranton   BRIGHTON, N.Y. – Eric Locke’s game-winning goal at 2:56 of overtime gave the Rochester Americans a 3-2 win over the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins in preseason action at Bill Gray’s Regional Iceplex.   The two teams skated into the extra period with the scored tied, 2-2, before Rochester’s Dan Catenacci slid a pass across the crease that hit Locke at the back… read more
Posted on 09/25/13

OPPORTUNITIES ABOUND FOR GOALTENDING TRIO

Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins Practice Update   When Tomas Vokoun was sidelined last week with a blood clot, it meant an opportunity for Wilkes-Barre/Scranton netminder Jeff Zatkoff to show his skill to the NHL club. Vokoun’s injury and Zatkoff’s status as the de facto number two netminder in Pittsburgh also opens the door for someone to jump into the Penguins’ cage in Northeast PA. Wilkes-Barre/Scranton actually has four netminders in training camp at the moment - veteran… read more
Posted on 09/25/13

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Posted on 09/24/13

PENS SIGN DESLAURIERS TO PTO

Penguins Sign Deslauriers to Tryout Agreement Former Wilkes-Barre/Scranton goaltender rejoins squad   WILKES-BARRE, Pa. – The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins announced today that they have signed goaltender Jeff Deslauriers to a professional tryout agreement.    A 29-year old from St-Jean-Richelieu, Quebec,Deslauriers was a member of the Penguins during the 2006-07 season, registering a 22-12-3 record and a .908 save percentage, along with career bests in shutouts (4) and goals… read more
Posted on 09/24/13

PITTSBURGH ASSIGNS EIGHT MORE TO WILKES-BARRE/SCRANTON

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… read more
Posted on 09/23/13
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