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Tom Kostopoulos Re-Signs with Wilkes-Barre/Scranton

May 24, 2016 - WILKES-BARRE, Pa. - The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins announced today that they have re-signed forward Tom Kostopoulos to an American Hockey League contract for the 2016-17 season. Kostopoulos enters his 18th season of professional hockey and 10th year with the Penguins organization. The 37-year-old native of Mississauga, Ontario had his most productive season in a decade in 2015-16, appearing in 75 games last year for Wilkes-Barre/Scranton and racking up 52 points (19G-33A). His 52 points w... Full Story

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Weekly: Penguins Close Playoff Run with Overtime Loss in Decisive Game 7

May 17, 2016 - Weekly Rewind Wednesday, May 11 - Penguins 3 at Hershey 5 The Penguins erased a 3-0 deficit, tying the score 3-3 with goals from Tom Kostopoulos, Josh Archibald, and Tom Sestito. However, the Bears were able to strike twice more in the third to win 5-3 and jump ahead in the series, 3-2. Friday, May 13 - Penguins 6 vs. Hershey 2 The Penguins had their backs up against the wall, but made quick work of Hershey, erupting for four goals in the first period. By the end of the game, six dif... Full Story

Penguins Fall in Game 7 Overtime, 3-2

May 15, 2016 - HERSHEY, Pa. - The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins battled back from two different one-goal deficits in Game 7 of the Atlantic Division Final with the Hershey Bears, but the Penguins still fell 3-2 in overtime on Sunday night at Giant Center. Travis Boyd, who had been held without a goal in the previous six games of the series, scored at 10:57 of overtime to win the game for Hershey and send Wilkes-Barre/Scranton's season to an abrupt end. "You had a feeling that with the way the game was a... Full Story

Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Forces Game 7 with Decisive 6-2 Win

May 13, 2016 - WILKES-BARRE, Pa. - The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins kept their postseason run alive and forced a Game 7 in the Atlantic Division Final with an authoritative 6-2 victory over the Hershey Bears on Friday night. Penguins captain Tom Kostopoulos rallied his teammates with a five-point performance, tying the team's franchise record for points in a single playoff game. The Penguins were rewarded for their fierce forecheck early in the game when Kael Mouillierat snuck a sharp-angle shot throug... 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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