(Belated) Halloween fun with the Penguins

Hi, everyone! Hope your Halloween was safe and enjoyable. I had my fun on Monday night checking out “Evil Dead: The Musical” at the Kirby Center. It was, shall we say, groovy. I meant to post this earlier, but we’ve been a little shorthanded...

Game 6: Penguins vs. Hartford preview

It’s a quick turnaround for players, journalists and fans alike, as Wilkes-Barre/Scranton will be right back at work tonight against one of the more surprising teams to begin the season — the Hartford Wolf Pack. Or is it really a surprise the team is 3-2?...

Penguins 6, Laval 5: Rapid reaction

What a game. There were at least two occasions when I began to tweet something and didn’t even finish typing before another goal was scored or a huge save was made. That was as exciting a 63-minute binge of hockey as you could ask for. But in the end, Teddy...

Game 5: Laval at Penguins preview

Howdy, folks! The Penguins are embarking on what will be a challenging weekend. First up tonight is the Laval Rocket, formerly the St. John’s IceCaps. As I pointed out during the week, Laval boasts one of the top offenses and power plays to begin the season. So,...

Penguins 5, Phantoms 0: Postgame reaction

It was Friday the 13th at Mohegan Sun Arena, but there was little to be spooked by if you’re a Penguins fan. Wilkes-Barre/Scranton got goals from five different players — Tom Sestito, Daniel Sprong, Frank Corrado, Jean-Sebastien Dea and Dominik Simon — and was...

Penguins practice points: Oct. 9

Monday’s session at the Toyota SportsPlex wasn’t among the longest we’ve seen this season — it was only about one hour and 10 minutes. But that didn’t mean it wasn’t one of the most grueling. After a rapid-fire round of 2-on-2 drills,...