Reid Gardiner anxious for first full season as a pro with WBS Penguins

Reid Gardiner anxious for first full season as a pro with WBS Penguins

At the end of 2016, Reid Gardiner made a tough decision.The standout from juniors was enjoying his first taste of professional hockey after making the...

August 17th, 2017 |  


Tim Army brings wealth of NHL experience to WBS Pens coaching staff

Tim Army brings wealth of NHL experience to WBS Pens coaching staff

Tim Army has a pretty good “in” with the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins.He’s known the head coach since they were kids.Army was name...

August 10th, 2017 |  


GM Bill Guerin happy with new faces headed to WBS Pens

GM Bill Guerin happy with new faces headed to WBS Pens

Roster turnover is a common theme for every American Hockey League team during the summer.But for the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins, this offseason w...

July 26th, 2017 |  


Hockey hopefuls flock to area to tryout for the Wheeling Nailers

Hockey hopefuls flock to area to tryout for the Wheeling Nailers

WILKES-BARRE — Jeff Christian might have some hard choices to make this weekend.The head coach of the Wheeling Nailers is in town running the fi...

July 22nd, 2017 |  


Past and current WBS Pens coaches and players tee up for charity

Past and current WBS Pens coaches and players tee up for charity

DORRANCE TOWNSHIP — There was a common bond that reunited former Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins players and coaches for a charity golf tournamen...

July 18th, 2017 |  


WBS Penguins announce schedule for 2017-18 season

WBS Penguins announce schedule for 2017-18 season

The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins will face a handful of new opponents in the 2017-18 season.Seven to be exact.The American Hockey League released te...

July 11th, 2017 |  


Enforcer Tom Sestito hopes to end his career with Penguins

Enforcer Tom Sestito hopes to end his career with Penguins

When the Pittsburgh Penguins acquired physical winger Ryan Reaves in a trade last month, Tom Sestito thought his time with the organization had come t...

July 5th, 2017 |  


Pittsburgh Penguins make lots of moves on 1st day of NHL Free Agency

Pittsburgh Penguins make lots of moves on 1st day of NHL Free Agency

Entering his seventh season of pro hockey, Garrett Wilson finally has something that has eluded him for much of his career.Job security.The 26-year ol...

July 1st, 2017 |  


Wheeling Nailers to hold open tryouts in Wilkes-Barre

Wheeling Nailers to hold open tryouts in Wilkes-Barre

All it took was a visit to Wilkes-Barre during the playoffs in April to change Jeff Christian’s mind.The Wheeling Nailers head coach intended to...

June 27th, 2017 updated: June 28th, 2017. |  


WBS Pens players bond as Pittsburgh’s Black Aces

WBS Pens players bond as Pittsburgh’s Black Aces

CRANBERRY TWP. — After a fast-paced morning practice at the UPMC Lemieux Sports Complex, Garrett Wilson cooled down at his locker stall. Across ...

June 2nd, 2017 |