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Weekly: Penguins Start the New Year with Seven-Game Win

January 17, 2017 - Penguins start the New Year with seven-game win streak First-place Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (28-8-3-0) prepares for division opponents Weekly Rewind Wednesday, Jan. 11 - PENGUINS 2 at Toronto 1 Wilkes-Barre/Scranton scored twice in the third period, including the game-winner from Tom Sestito with 3:10 left. It was the Pens' first regulation win at Toronto since Jan. 26, 2013. Friday, Jan. 13 - PENGUINS 3 at Rochester 2 The Penguins cashed in twice on the power play en route to bea... Full Story

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Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Beat by Syracuse, 4-1

January 16, 2017 - WILKES-BARRE, Pa. - The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins' perfect record in the New Year came to an end on Monday afternoon as a result of a 4-1 defeat at the hands of the Syracuse Crunch at Onondaga County Oncenter War Memorial Arena. Despite outshooting the opposition 32-19, the Penguins (28-8-3-0) saw their win streak snapped at seven games. It was their second seven-game winning streak of the season. Yanni Gourde opened the scoring after picking off a breakout attempt by Wilkes-Barre/Scr... Full Story

Penguins Sign Defenseman Brett Stern to PTO

January 15, 2017 - WILKES-BARRE, Pa. - The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins announced today that they have signed defenseman Brett Stern to a professional tryout agreement. Stern comes to the Penguins from the team's ECHL affiliate, the Wheeling Nailers. Stern has played in all 34 of Wheeling's games this season, posting six goals and 13 assists for 19 points, as well as a plus-seven rating. The second-year pro blue liner has put up seven points (2G-5A) in his last six games and scored in both of the Nailers' pas... Full Story

Penguins Stave off Crunch for Seventh-Straight Win

January 14, 2017 - SYRACUSE, N.Y. - The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins tied their season-best winning streak by capturing their seventh win in a row as a result of a 3-1 victory over the Syracuse Crunch on Saturday night at Onondaga County Oncenter War Memorial Arena. The Penguins (28-7-3-0) went into the third period without any goals, but still emerged with the win thanks to contributions from their line of Carter Rowney, Dominik Simon and Jake Guentzel. Syracuse defenseman Jake Dotchin jumped up from his ... Full Story

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January 18 NAHL Wilkes-Barre/Scranton at New Jersey 7:30 pm EST
January 15 NAHL Fairbanks at Wilkes-Barre/Scranton 12:30 pm ES
January 14 NAHL Fairbanks at Wilkes-Barre/Scranton 7:30 pm EST
January 8 NAHL Wilkes-Barre/Scranton 4 at Northeast 2 Final
January 7 NAHL Wilkes-Barre/Scranton 5 at Northeast 0 Final
January 6 NAHL Wilkes-Barre/Scranton 2 at Northeast 3 Final
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