2: Number of outdoor games scheduled for this season. The Grand Rapids Griffins and Toronto Marlies will play on Dec. 30 at Detroit‚??s Comerica Park. On Jan. 20, the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins and Hershey Bears will meet at Hersheypark Stadium.
3: Number of times the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins have played in the Calder Cup Final. The Saint John Flames defeated the Penguins in six games in 2001; the Milwaukee Admirals swept the Penguins in four games in 2004; and the Chicago Wolves downed the Penguins in six games in 2008.
11: Number of times the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins have reached the Calder Cup playoffs in their first 13 seasons playing at Casey Plaza.
13: Number of shutouts by goaltender Brad Thiessen, the franchise leader.
102: Number of wins under head coach John Hynes in his first two seasons leading the Penguins.
529: Number of wins the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins have during their existence. The team has a .572 points percentage and has had just two losing seasons.
There are some former Penguins suiting up for other AHL teams this season. Make sure to check out the Penguins‚?? schedule, as a number of these former favorites will be back in Wilkes-Barre this season.
Some old friends in the AHL ...
Brandon De Fazio Bridgeport
Colin McDonald Bridgeport