Penguins Sign Minella to PTO

Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins

February 22, 2013 - American Hockey League (AHL) - Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins

News Release

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. - The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins announced today that they have signed forward Chris Minella to a professional tryout agreement (PTO).

Minella, 27, has posted eight goals, four assists and 33 penalty minutes in 42 games this season for the Wheeling Nailers.

The third-year pro has appeared in 158 ECHL games with Cincinnati and Wheeling, totaling 56 points (27G-29A) and 117 PIM. Originally from Cincinnati, Minella was a four-year letterman at the University of Notre Dame.

The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins battle the Adirondack Phantoms tonight at Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia at 7:00PM.

Individual seats for all Penguins' home games are available at the Mohegan Sun Arena box office, online at, and by calling 800-745-3000.

Wilkes-Barre/Scranton season ticket packages, including 12-game and Flexbook plans, are available by contacting the Penguins directly at 570-208-7367.

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