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.

Torquato You Say? No Not A Drink, Zach Torquato Signs With Wheeling

The Wheeling Nailers announced today that they have signed their ninth player signing of the 2015 offseason.  Always a crowd-pleaser when he was here in WBS forward Zack Torquato signed an ECHL contract with Wheeling. In addition to his time … Continue reading

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Foster Joins WBS Between The Pipes For 2015-16

It was announced today that the WBS Penguins have signed goaltender Brian Foster to an American Hockey League contract for the 2015-16 season. Foster, 28, is entering his sixth year of professional hockey after playing the 2014-15 season with Lillehammer … Continue reading

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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