Providence end WBS Penguins’ eight-game winning streak

Zane McIntyre and Providence did it again. The Bruins and their standout goalie managed to stymie the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins in the playoffs last spring. On Friday night, they ended the Penguins’ eight-game winning streak with a 1-0 win in Rhode Island. McIntyre stopped all 28 shots against him, and Providence limited Wilkes-Barre/Scranton to just seven […]

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WBS Penguins take eight-game win streak into Providence

There is no wrong time for a team to go on a winning streak, but for the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins, the timing of their current season-best run couldn’t be better. Wednesday’s 4-1 win over Lehigh Valley extended the Penguins’ win streak to eight games, and it also marked the first of five consecutive contests against Atlantic […]

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Three-goal second period leads WBS Pens to 4-1 win over Phantoms

WILKES-BARRE TWP. — It’s a storyline the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins have faced multiple times this season — another regular goes up to Pittsburgh and someone else gets a shot. On Wednesday, Jean-Sebastien Dea was recalled to Pittsburgh, and it was Gage Quinney’s turn to get a shot, taking Dea’s spot centering Zach Aston-Reese and Ryan Haggerty. […]

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Points aside, WBS Penguins’ Andrey Pedan staying focused on defense

When Andrey Pedan scored more than half of his five goals this season in one game for his first-career hat trick, he noticed something was missing. “There weren’t many hats out there because we were playing on the road,” he said. Pedan’s three-goal night came last Saturday in Quebec against the Laval Titan. The Penguins […]

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Defenseman Andrey Pedan’s hat trick lifts WBS Penguins to seventh straight win

Having already won six straight games and getting a hat trick from winger Ryan Haggerty on Friday night, the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins found a way to top themselves on Saturday. Less than 24 hours after earning a win at Belleville, the Penguins got a far less likely hat trick to wrap up their Canadian road trip […]

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Ryan Haggerty’s hat trick helps Penguins beat Belleville for sixth straight win

The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins once again lost their starting goaltender shortly before a game. Ryan Haggerty and the offense made sure it didn’t matter. Haggerty recorded a hat trick in a four-point night as the Penguins blew open Friday’s game at Belleville in the third period to earn a 6-2 win, the team’s sixth straight victory. […]

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‘Dad’s Trip’ brings hockey journey full circle for several Penguins players and their fathers

WILKES-BARRE — When Roger Haggerty boarded the bus after Thursday’s practice to travel with the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins to Canada, it reminded him of his days as a pro baseball player. Haggerty played with the Boston Red Sox organization during the 1980s and still recalls the uncomfortable Class A and AA bus rides that are synonymous […]

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Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins anxious for ‘Dads’ Trip’ to Canada

After the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins wrapped up a routine practice on Wednesday, there was a greater feeling of excitement in the locker room. Granted, things can get mundane for a hockey team during the long winter months, but the Penguins have a few things to look forward to which has generated a buzz. On Thursday, several […]

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Patrick McGrath providing depth for WBS Penguins

WILKES-BARRE — For more than a month, Patrick McGrath could only watch. One of the longest-tenured Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins, McGrath was a healthy scratch for the first 12 games of the season, and he only cracked the lineup twice during November. Despite the coaching staff raving about McGrath’s hard work in practice, the fifth-year pro was […]

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Dea, DeSmith lead WBS Penguins to 6-0 win over Belleville

WILKES-BARRE TWP. — When Jean-Sebastien Dea snapped a 15-game goal-less drought with a tally in the second period on Saturday, he pretended to grab the “monkey” off his back and throw it to the crowd. In the third period, when Dea scored his second goal against the Belleville Senators, he used the back of goaltender […]

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