WBS Penguins stunned by Comets, 5-4, in overtime

WILKES-BARRE TWP. — A day after suffering a devastating 12-3 defeat in Rochester, the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins looked to take advantage of a quick turnaround and put the loss behind them. Instead, they’ll have to wait a little longer while feeling the sting of two tough defeats. The Penguins allowed the Utica Comets to score three […]

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WBS Penguins surrender franchise-worst 12 goals in loss to Rochester

A span of 2 minutes, 11 seconds in the first period was already enough to wreck Wilkes-Barre/Scranton’s night. By the end of the third? It was the most goals ever allowed in Penguins franchise history. The Penguins lost their composure throughout the night, racking up 64 minutes in penalties in a 12-3 demolition at the […]

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Cramarossa expected to join WBS Penguins’ lineup on Friday

WILKES-BARRE — Joseph Cramarossa has spent the last three seasons playing on the West Coast, so he’ll be a relatively new face when he joins his Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguin teammates. Cramarossa, 25, who was acquired in a trade for Colin Smith on Wednesday, was expected to meet the Penguins in Rochester on Thursday night and will […]

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WBS Penguins center Gage Quinney finds remedy for goal drought

WILKES-BARRE — Gage Quinney has established himself as a relatively consistent point-producer during his rookie season with the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins. After scoring a goal in each of the first three games of the season, Quinney settled in to produce six goals and 14 points over his next 30 contests while focusing on his development as […]

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Casey DeSmith stays patient during long road to NHL

Three years ago Casey DeSmith was riding the pine in the ECHL with the Wheeling Nailers. It was DeSmith’s first pro season, and despite being a touted prospect in college, he couldn’t muster even a glance at the ECHL level, sitting out the first two months of the season despite being healthy and ready to […]

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Clark Donatelli double dips on Olympic experience

During his seven-year pro career, Clark Donatelli played with an agitating style that didn’t endear him to opposing players and their fans. But as a two-time Olympian, Donatelli was a hero to a nation. The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins coach played on the USA ice hockey team in the 1988 and 1992 Winter Olympics. As the 2018 […]

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WBS Penguins look to continue win streak on the road

WILKES-BARRE — Casey DeSmith admits that the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins are in a good spot atop the Atlantic Division, but that doesn’t mean the team is overly comfortable as they embark on a three-game road trip to New England. With a matchup against Springfield on Wednesday followed by a pair of meetings in Providence over the […]

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Tristan Jarry leads WBS Penguins to 2-1 win over Lehigh Valley

WILKES-BARRE TWP. — The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins were missing several key forwards entering Saturday’s game against the Lehigh Valley Phantoms, but they weren’t missing anything in the net. Starting in back-to-back nights, Tristan Jarry stopped 34 shots — many in dramatic fashion — as the Penguins (28-12-3-1) beat the Phantoms 2-1. Jarry, who has won six […]

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Andrey Pedan powers WBS Penguins past Hershey

WILKES-BARRE TWP. — Five seconds into Friday’s game against the Hershey Bears, Andrey Pedan set the tone when he dropped the gloves with Zach Sill. For the rest of the game, Pedan backed it up. Pedan’s power-play goal in the first period forced a tie, and his tally in the third period won the game […]

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Tom Kostopoulos resumes leadership role on the ice for WBS Pens

WILKES-BARRE — During his three-month absence due to an injury, Tom Kostopoulos didn’t want to disappear from his Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguin teammates. While the 39-year-old Kostopoulos couldn’t be on the ice, he made sure to be a familiar face around the room. “That was good for me,” he said after Thursday’s practice at the Toyota Sportsplex. […]

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