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Dmitriy Zaitsev Selected by Washington Capitals in NHL Draft

June 25, 2016 - It's been a whirlwind year for Dmitriy Zaitsev. From manning the Wilkes-Barre blue line, to representing Russia at the IIHF World U18 Championships, Zaitsev's talent and profile have grown. In 53 games for the Knights, the 6-1 195 Moscow native registered seven goals and 15 assists. "Dmitriy is one of those guys you love to have on your blue-line," said Knights head coach Tom Kowal. "He brought a lot of energy, and was routinely one of our better performers. He's a guy that was an anchor for ... Full Story

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Huffman Advances to AHL

June 22, 2016 - Kerry Huffman is on his way back to the Flyers. The former NHL defenseman is rejoining the organization through their AHL affiliate, the Lehigh Valley Phantoms. Huffman will step into the role of assistant coach for the team, working with the organization's defensemen. "I'm very grateful," said Huffman. I'm honored by the opportunity; I've known Ron Hextall for a long time. I'm excited to get to work, especially with the talent coming up through the Flyers organization." Huffman's resume w... Full Story

Knop Commits to Lawrence University

June 16, 2016 - The WBS Knights of the North American Hockey League are proud to announce that graduating forward Carson Knop has committed to play collegiate hockey for Lawrence University. He will be joining fellow Knight Matt Beranek in the Lawrence hockey program. Knop, the Lake Bluff, IL native, tallied 13 goals and 14 assists in 42 games for the Knights this past season. "We are very grateful to Carson and how hard he played for us this past season," noted head coach Tom Kowal. "Carson was one of... Full Story

Penguins Announce 2016 Preseason Schedule

June 15, 2016 - WILKES-BARRE, Pa. - The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins announced their 2016 preseason schedule today. The Penguins' exhibition slate includes two home games against the Hershey Bears and Albany Devils at Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza. The preseason schedule is as follows: Date Opponent Venue Time Thursday, Oct. 6 Albany Devils Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza 7:05 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 8 Hershey Bears Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza 7:05 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 9 at Hersh... Full Story

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May 15 AHL Wilkes-Barre/Scranton 2 at Hershey 3 (Playoff Gm. 7) Final (OT)
May 13 AHL Hershey 2 at Wilkes-Barre/Scranton 6 (Playoff Gm. 6) Final
May 11 AHL Wilkes-Barre/Scranton 3 at Hershey 5 (Playoff Gm. 5) Final
May 9 AHL Hershey 1 at Wilkes-Barre/Scranton 2 (Playoff Gm. 4) Final (OT)
May 7 AHL Hershey 5 at Wilkes-Barre/Scranton 2 (Playoff Gm. 3) Final
May 6 AHL Wilkes-Barre/Scranton 0 at Hershey 2 (Playoff Gm. 2) Final
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