Standing in goal in the third period of a 7-0 blowout to the Syracuse Crunch, Brad Thiessen was filled with emotions.
Last year, Trevor Smith finished up the end of the postseason celebrating a Calder Cup championship with the Norfolk Admirals.
SYRACUSE, N.Y. –The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins made history for the second time this postseason during Game 5 against the Syracuse Crunch in the Eastern Conference finals.
WILKES-BARRE TWP. – Every time the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins scored in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference finals Friday, the Syracuse Crunch had an answer.
During the regular season and playoffs combined, the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins were shut out four times in 11 games against the Syracuse Crunch — twice by goaltender Cedrick Desjardins.
WILKES-BARRE TWP. – During Wednesday's Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals, the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins and Syracuse Crunch were a combined 0-for-9 on the power play.
WILKES-BARRE TWP. — Fresh into his first AHL game with the game on the line, 2012 first round pick Olli Maatta whipped a wrist shot on net with hopes of erasing the Syracuse's Crunch 1-0 lead late in the third period.
Photos from The Penguins vs Crunch game
It's been almost two weeks since the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins last played a game at home.
SYRACUSE, NY – After playing their sixth game in 10 days, the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins could've used fatigue as an excuse for what happened on Sunday in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference finals against the Syracuse Crunch.
SYRACUSE, N.Y. – The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins hadn't lost in four games while their opponent, the Syracuse Crunch, had yet to lose in the postseason.
Something happens between a team and its opponents as they progress deeper and deeper into the playoffs. It's happening with the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins right now.It began with a first round matchup against the...
There's not much time to let this one sink in.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Brad Thiessen spent most of the final two months of the regular season watching Jeff Zatkoff command the net for the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins.
PROVIDENCE, R.I.— It would be easy to forgive Penguins head coach John Hynes if the enormity of his team's latest accomplishment had not yet sunk in.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. — For Brad Thiessen and the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins, the old adage that 'less is more' came to the forefront last night at the Dunkin ' Donuts Center.