An introduction and icebreaker

Hello, Penguins fans! Whether you are checking us out for the first time or are a regular visitor, it gives me great pleasure to welcome you here at the Penguins Insider blog. My name is Tyler Piccotti, and I’m the new team beat writer at The Citizens’...
Kostopoulos to return for a 19th professional season

Kostopoulos to return for a 19th professional season

The captain will be back for a 19th professional season. The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins announced Monday that Tom Kostopoulos has signed a one-year AHL contract with the team for the 2017-18 season. After the way Kostopoulos performed during the regular season and...

Contract status 5/1

Here’s a quick look at the Penguins contract situation for the 2017-18 season, with some notes to follow: UNDER CONTRACT LW: HAGELIN, GUENTZEL, S. WILSON, DI PAULI, SIMON, ASTON-REESE, JOSEPHS (AHL) C: MALKIN, CROSBY, ROWNEY, BLUEGER RW: KESSEL, HORNQVIST, RUST,...

GAME 5 FINAL: Bruins 2, Penguins 1

WILKES-BARRE, TWP. – The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins set a franchise record for shots on goal in a regulation Calder Cup Playoff game on Sunday with 51. They weren’t enough. Providence goaltender Zane McIntyre stopped 50 shots and rookie forward Danton Heinen...
Game 5: Bruins at Penguins

Game 5: Bruins at Penguins

Puck Drop: Sunday, 3:05 p.m. TV/Radio info: AHL Live / WILK 103.1 Records: Penguins (51-20-3-2), Bruins (43-23-6-4) Series: 2-2 The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins face the Providence Bruins in a winner-take-all Game 5 this afternoon at Mohegan Sun Arena. Recent...

GAME 4 FINAL: Bruins 4, Penguins 2

WILKES-BARRE, TWP. – Tim Erixon carried the puck behind his own net and then slid it up to Teddy Blueger to avoid an oncoming Providence Bruins forechecker. The pass was rushed just enough to catch the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins rookie center off guard. Instead of...