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Red-Hot Rowney Continues to Roll, But Pens Lose, 3-2

February 6, 2016 - WILKES-BARRE, Pa. - The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins pulled together a valiant comeback effort led by Carter Rowney on Saturday night against the Bridgeport Sound Tigers, but were unable to fully overcome a three-goal opening period by their opponent in a 3-2 loss at Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza. Rowney scored both of the Penguins' (30-14-1-1) goals in the contest, boosting his point total in the first two games out of the All-Star break to five (3G-2A). "Over the last stretch, [Rown... Full Story

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Penguins Announce Jarrett Burton Signing

February 6, 2016 - WILKES-BARRE, Pa. - The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins announced today that they have signed Wheeling Nailers (ECHL) forward Jarrett Burton to a professional tryout contract. An undrafted free agent out of Clarkson University, the second-year pro currently leads the Nailers with 15 goals and 38 points this season. The 24-year-old from Echo Bay, Ont. had a 28-point rookie campaign with Wheeling last year after posting back-to-back 20-point seasons at Clarkson. Burton could make his AHL d... Full Story

Zlobin, Rowney Spark Penguins' 30th Win of the Season

February 5, 2016 - SPRINGFIELD, Mass. - Undaunted by a series of line-up changes prior to their game on Friday night, the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins earned their 30th win of the 2015-16 season with a 4-3 overtime victory against the Springfield Falcons at MassMutual Center. Anton Zlobin, skating in his season debut with the Penguins, scored once and had an assist, while his new linemate Carter Rowney recorded two assists and the game-winning goal. It took the Penguins (30-13-1-1) just 20 seconds to score... Full Story

Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Adds Three Players from Wheeling

February 5, 2016 - WILKES-BARRE, Pa. - The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins announced today that they have recalled forward Patrick McGrath from the Wheeling Nailers (ECHL); forward Anton Zlobin has been reassigned by the Pittsburgh Penguins (NHL) from Wheeling to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton; and forward Derek Army has been signed to a professional tryout contract. McGrath has appeared in three games with Wilkes-Barre/Scranton this season, recording 12 penalty minutes. In 24 games with the Nailers this year, McGrath ha... Full Story

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February 6 NAHL Wilkes-Barre/Scranton 1 at Aston 7 Final
February 6 AHL Bridgeport 3 at Wilkes-Barre/Scranton 2 Final
February 5 NAHL Johnstown 4 at Wilkes-Barre/Scranton 3 Final (OT)
February 5 AHL Wilkes-Barre/Scranton 4 at Springfield 3 Final (OT)
February 4 NAHL Wilkes-Barre/Scranton 5 at New Jersey 2 Final
January 31 NAHL Wilkes-Barre/Scranton 5 at Aston 3 Final
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