Category Archives: WBS Penguin News

Official news and information regarding the WBS Penguins, as well as our game recaps and anologies. As we receive it you will get it.

Nailers, Penguins Extend Affiliation Agreement

The Wheeling Nailers, proud members of the ECHL, are excited to announce that they have extended their affiliation agreement with the Pittsburgh Penguins of the National Hockey League and Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins of the American Hockey League. Wheeling enters its 17th … Continue reading

Posted in WBS Penguin News, Wheeling Nailer News | Leave a comment

Penguins Sign Farnham To A One Year Deal

It was released today that the  Pittsburgh Penguins have re-signed forward Bobby Farnham to a one-year contract, this announcement came from executive vice president and general manager Jim Rutherford. According to the release, The deal is a two-way contract that carries … Continue reading

Posted in Pitt Penguin News, WBS Penguin News | Leave a comment

And The Countdown Begins – 100 Days Until WBS Penguins Home Opener

Even though it is the middle of the summer and the temperatures are sizzling, the Wilkes-Barre/Penguins are already looking forward getting back on the ice for the 2015-16 season with just 100 days remaining until their home opener. The Penguins … Continue reading

Posted in WBS Penguin News | Leave a comment

WBS Penguins Honored at AHL Team Business Services Awards

The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins were recognized for excellence in digital media during the American Hockey League’s annual Team Business Services awards.  It was the second time in three seasons that the Penguins were selected for the honor, also earning the award … Continue reading

Posted in WBS Penguin News | Leave a comment

Shavertown Native Patrick McGrath Signs With WBS

It was released this afternoon that the WBS Penguins have signed forward Patrick McGrath to an American Hockey League contract for the 2015-16 season. A native of Shavertown, Pennsylvania, McGrath became the first local hockey player to join the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton … Continue reading

Posted in WBS Penguin News, Wheeling Nailer News | Leave a comment

Jay Leach Named Assistant Coach of WBS Penguins

It was announced this afternoon that the Penguins have hired Jay Leach has been named assistant coach of the WBS Penguins, the announcement came from associate general manager Jason Botterill. Leach, 35, joins the Penguins organization after most recently serving … Continue reading

Posted in WBS Penguin News | Leave a comment

WBS Penguins’ Brian Coe Named 2014 – 15 Recipient Of The AHL’s Ken McKenzie Award

The American Hockey League has named Brian Coe, the vice president of operations for the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins, the winner of the league’s Ken McKenzie Award for the 2014-15 season. Recognizing the important role played by team management in building a … Continue reading

Posted in WBS Penguin News | Leave a comment