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Penguins Sign Ned Havern, Release Preseason Schedule

July 25, 2007 - American Hockey League (AHL) - Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins News Release

PENGUINS SIGN NED HAVERN TO AHL CONTRACT

WILKES-BARRE, PA - The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins have signed left wing Ned Havern to an AHL two-way contract, it was announced today by Assistant General Manager Chuck Fletcher.

The 24 year-old appeared in 37 games with the Wheeling Nailers (ECHL) last season, recording 40 points (19+21) and 16 penalty minutes. He ranked fourth on the team in goals and fifth in total points, despite appearing in just over half of the team's contests.

The 6-1, 200 pound native of Arlington, Massachusetts also appeared in seven games with the Providence Bruins (AHL), going scoreless.

Originally selected by the Dallas Stars in the ninth round (273rd overall) of the 2002 NHL Entry Draft, Havern split the 2005-06 season between the ECHL and AHL. He recorded 48 points (23+23) and 40 penalty minutes in 70 combined ECHL games with Trenton and Stockton, and added one assist and four penalty minutes in five AHL games with Syracuse and Lowell.

Havern spent four seasons at Boston College (Hockey East), recording 57 points (28+29) in 151 games.

Season ticket packages for the 2007-2008 season of Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins hockey are on sale now, and available by contacting the Penguins' ticketing office at 570-208-7367.

PENGUINS RELEASE PRESEASON SCHEDULE WILKES-BARRE, PA - The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins will play four preseason games, it was announced today by Team President Rich Hixon.

The Penguins will host the Hershey Bears on Saturday, September 22 and the Binghamton Senators on Friday, September 28. Both games will take place at 7:05pm.

The Pens will then play in Binghamton on Saturday, September 29 at 7:05, and will conclude their preseason with a Sunday afternoon contest in Hershey.

DATE ROAD TEAM HOME TEAM VENUE TIME

Saturday, September 22 Hershey Bears PENGUINS Wachovia Arena 7:05pm

Friday, September 28 Binghamton Senators PENGUINS Wachovia Arena 7:05pm

Saturday, September 29 PENGUINS Binghamton Senators Broome County Memorial Arena 7:05pm

Sunday, September 30 PENGUINS Hershey Bears Giant Center 5:00pm

Tickets for both Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins home preseason contests will go on sale to the general public in the near future.

The Penguins open their ninth regular season on Wednesday, October 3 at the Wachovia Arena at Casey Plaza. Season ticket packages for the 2007-2008 season of Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins hockey are on sale now, and available by contacting the Penguins' ticketing office at 570-208-7367.


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