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RECAP: Penguins Defeat Hershey, 5-1, in Homecoming Win

January 21, 2017 - WILKES-BARRE, Pa. - It was a well-received homecoming for the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins, as they defeated the Hershey Bears (19-20-7-2) by a 5-1 score in front of a sell-out crowd at Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza on Saturday night. The Penguins (30-9-3-0), playing their first home game in two weeks, became the first team in the American Hockey League to reach 30 wins this season. Wilkes-Barre/Scranton opened the scoring on the power play after a tic-tac-toe passing play and redirect off the shaft of Carter Rown... Full Story

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Penguins' Comeback Falls Just Short in 5-3 Loss to Phantoms

January 20, 2017 - LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa. - The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins came close to mounting a third-period comeback against the Lehigh Valley Phantoms, but ultimately fell, 5-3, at PPL Center on Friday night. The Penguins (29-9-3-0) rallied back from down 3-1 in the third period to tie the score, but saw the Phantoms promptly pop back on top and never surrender the lead from there. Lehigh Valley jumped out to an early lead, scoring 39 seconds into the game off a snap shot from Scott Laughton. The Phantoms extended their lead to 2-0... Full Story

Penguins Recall Defenseman Michael Webster

January 20, 2017 - WILKES-BARRE, Pa. - The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins announced today that they have recalled defenseman Michael Webster from the Wheeling Nailers (ECHL). Webster has played in 29 of Wheeling's 35 games this season, posting three goals and 15 assists for 18 points, as well as a plus-10 rating. The first-year pro blue liner has put up three points (1G-2A) in his last four games. The rookie defenseman ranks third among Wheeling first-year skaters in points. From Nov. 11, 2016 to Nov. 18, 2016, the Toronto, Ontario nativ... Full Story

Rowney Stays Hot, Scores Late as Penguins Beat Bears, 5-3

January 18, 2017 - HERSHEY, Pa. - Carter Rowney continued his hot run since returning to the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton line-up, as the Penguins took down the Hershey Bears, 5-3, at Giant Center on Wednesday night. Rowney tallied the game-winning goal with 2:00 left in regulation - extending his goal streak to a career-best four games - as the Penguins improved to 29-8-3-0 on the season. Hershey's Nathan Walker capitalized on a defensive zone turnover by Wilkes-Barre/Scranton to score the game's first goal at 17:17 of the first period. The... Full Story

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League: American Hockey League
Home: Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
Affiliation: Pittsburgh Penguins
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