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Additional Black and Gold Tickets Available Wednesday

May 31, 2011 - American Hockey League (AHL) - Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins News Release

Season Ticket Holders, here's your chance to score even more with the Penguins.

Anyone who purchases a full season ticket package or partial plan (flex book, 12-game, 22-game plans) by June 1st will receive one complimentary Black and Gold Game ticket for each seat in the account.

Starting Wednesday morning at 10:00am, all season ticket holders will have EXCLUSIVE access to purchase additional tickets to the BLACK AND GOLD GAME at their season ticket holders price!

The Black and Gold Game, featuring members of the Pittsburgh Penguins and Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins, returns to Northeast PA on Monday, September 19th. The inaugural game featured the first ever head-to-head meeting between Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin, and was a complete sellout.

Don't miss out on your chance to see NHL stars like Marc-Andre Fleury, Jordan Staal, Kris Letang, Evgeni Malkin and Sidney Crosby* right here in Wilkes-Barre.

Call the Penguins Season Ticket Department at 570-208-7367.

* - players subject to change

PENGUINS NEW AND USED EQUIPMENT SALE THIS WEEKEND

Get stocked up for your next hockey season this weekend at the Penguins New and Used Equipment Sale, taking place on Friday from 4-8pm and Saturday from 9am-5pm.

New and used gear, including shoulder pads, gloves, skates, goalie equipment and more from brands such as Reebok, CCM, Bauer, Easton, Warrior and Vaughn will be available, as well as a huge selection of Reebok 10k and 11k sticks.

Plus, game-worn and game-issued home and road jerseys from the second half of the 2010-11 season will be available for purchase.

The sale will take place in the Penguins locker room, located inside the Ice Rink at Coal Street (40 Coal Street in Wilkes-Barre). For more information, contact Josh Morgan at jmorgan@wbspenguins.com.

TRAIN WITH THE PROS AT COAL STREET

The Ice Rink at Coal Street is the place to be this summer for the best off-season instruction around - from some of the best in the business.

Dennis Bonvie knows a thing or two about battling. The former Penguins forward appeared in nearly 1,000 games combined in the American Hockey League and National Hockey League, picking up enough penalty minutes to be the sport's all-time leader in the process.

Now Dennis is bringing his expertise in the area of physical play to the Ice Rink at Coal Street.

Dennis Bonvie's Battle Camp runs from June 6-10, and features instruction on power skating, body positioning, 1-on-1 battles, correct ways to give and take a hit, puck protection, agility, balance and much more.

The schedule for Dennis Bonvie's Battle Camp is:

Mites: 5:30-6:30pm | Squirts: 6:30-7:30pm | Pee-Wees: 7:30-8:30pm | Bantams/Midgets: 8:30-9:30pm | Adults (18 and older): 9:45-10:45pm

Cost of the five-day camp is just $199, and includes a Bonvie Battle Camp Jersey.

Former Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins defenseman Chris Kelleher returns to the Ice Rink at Coal Street this June to teach your little blueliner all the ins and outs of playing defense.

Kelleher's Defense Camp includes instruction on proper techniques, positioning, skating drills and puck handling.

The camp features two sessions each nigh - 6:00-7:30pm for Mites and Suqirts; 7:45-9:15pm for Pee Wees and older - and runs from Monday, June 13 through Thursday, June 16.

Cost of the camp is just $149 per skater.


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