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Boak Signs ATO with Penguins

March 22, 2014 - American Hockey League (AHL) - Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins News Release

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. - The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins announced today that they have signed defenseman Alex Boak to an amateur tryout agreement (ATO).

Boak was a four-year letterman for the men's ice hockey team at Clarkson University and totaled seven goals, 24 assists and 357 penalty minutes over 148 games from 2010-14. The 24-year from Norwood, New York joins the Penguins after finishing his senior season with the Golden Knights, where he posted five assists over 41 contests.

Boak also played three-plus seasons of junior hockey with the Brockville Braves of the Central Junior Hockey League (2006-10). With the Braves, he compiled 52 points (8g-44a) and 113 penalty minutes in 128 games.

The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins battle the Utica Comets tonight at 7:05pm. The first 5,000 fans at the game will receive a Penguins umbrella, courtesy of PNC Bank and Fox 56.

Fewer than 300 seats remain for Saturday night's game. Tickets for Saturday night's game are available at the Mohegan Sun Arena box office, online at or by calling the Penguins at 570-208-7367.

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