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LINDBACK SHUTS OUT PENS, 4-0

Matt Taormina tallied twice and Anders Lindback made 30 saves to lead the Syracuse Crunch to a 4-0 win over the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins at the OnCenter on Friday night.  The win was the third in a row for the Crunch (21-23-4-5, 51 points, fifth in East Division), while the Penguins (29-20-3-4, 65 points, fourth in East Division) saw their three-game point streak snapped. The Crunch wasted little time in getting on the board, as Tanner Richard beat Jeff Deslauriers 2:02 into the game with… read more
Posted on 02/28/14

PENGUINS ASSIGN TWO TO NAILERS

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. – The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins announced today that forwards Tom Kuhnhackl and Anton Zlobin have been assigned to the Wheeling Nailers (ECHL) by the Pittsburgh Penguins.    Kuhnhackl has registered eight goals, two assists and 22 penalty minutes in 48 games this season for Wilkes-Barre/Scranton.  The 22-year old was limited to just 11 contests with Wilkes-Barre/Scranton last year due to injury, recording four points (2g-2a) and 6 PIM.  He also posted… read more
Posted on 02/28/14

PENGUINS RECALL MANNINO, HARTZELL ASSIGNED TO WHEELING

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. – The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins announced today goaltender Peter Mannino has been recalled from loan to the Wheeling Nailers (ECHL).  In addition, goaltender Eric Hartzell has been assigned to Wheeling by the Pittsburgh Penguins.    Mannino has appeared in three contests this season for Wilkes-Barre/Scranton, going 1-1-0 with a 3.40 goals against average and a .877 save percentage.   In six games this year with Wheeling, he has posted a 3-3-0… read more
Posted on 02/28/14

PENGUINS WEEKLY #22

W-B/Scranton Claims Season Series vs. Hershey, Ends Six-game Winless Streak Weekly Rewind Wed., Feb. 19 – PENGUINS 3 vs. Binghamton 4 (OT) Chris Wideman’s power play goal 30 seconds into overtime helped the Senators complete a rally from two goals down and score a 4-3 win over the Penguins. Nick Drazenovic figured in all three goals for WBS with a goal and two assists.   Sat., Feb. 22 – PENGUINS 3 vs. Providence 4 (SO) A back-and-forth affair between Wilkes-Barre/Scranton and… read more
Posted on 02/26/14

TUX’S MASCOT CAMP

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Posted on 02/26/14

BIG THIRD PERIOD LEADS PENS PAST BEARS, 6-5

Spencer Machacek stayed red hot for the Penguins, recording his second consecutive two-goal game as Wilkes-Barre/Scranton posted a 6-5 win over the Hershey Bears on Tuesday night at the Mohegan Sun Arena.  The win snapped the Pens’ six-game winless streak (0-3-2-1) and moved them into second place in the East Division standings. The teams entered the third period of the game knotted at 2-2, but Dane Byers scored a mere 28 seconds into the frame with a wrister from the right faceoff circled… read more
Posted on 02/25/14

PENGUINS RECALL MANDERSON

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. – The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins announced today that forward Denver Manderson has been recalled from loan to the Wheeling Nailers (ECHL).    Manderson, 24, has skated in 25 contests this season with Wilkes-Barre/Scranton, netting one goal, six assists and four penalty minutes.  After appearing in just one game for Wheeling last year due to injury, Manderson has compiled 23 points (9g-14a) and six PIM in 2013-14 over 21 games with the team.   … read more
Posted on 02/25/14

PITTSBURGH RECALLS GIBBONS, DESPRES

The Pittsburgh Penguins have recalled forward Brian Gibbons and defenseman Simon Despres from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton of the American Hockey League (AHL), it was announced today by executive vice president and general manager Ray Shero. Gibbons, 25, has appeared in 19 NHL contests with Pittsburgh this season, tallying four goals, five assists and nine points. He recorded his first NHL goal in his debut against the Anaheim Ducks on Nov. 18 at CONSOL Energy Center. A native of Braintree, Massachusetts,… read more
Posted on 02/24/14

Dennis Bonvie: One More Shift

By: Russ Hryvnak    |    Twitter: @RussWBS When the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins announced their plans for a Hall of Fame, it came as no surprise that the one of first to receive this honor would be none other than Dennis Bonvie. In the team’s inaugural season, 1999-00, Bonvie quickly found himself cast into the role of fan favorite.  The native of Nova Scotia was an undrafted player before he signed with the Edmonton Oilers organization.  He played… read more
Posted on 02/24/14

GOERS SIGNS PTO WITH PENS

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. – The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins announced today that they have signed defenseman Barry Goers to a professional tryout agreement (PTO).    Goers returns to the Penguins for the fourth time this season, having posted 11 points (3g-8a) and 12 PIM over 25 contests for Wheeling.   In eight games with Wilkes-Barre/Scranton, Goers has collected one goal, four assists and two penalty minutes.     A 27-year old, fourth-year pro from Ivyland, Pa.,… read more
Posted on 02/24/14
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