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Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins announce Schedule and Roster for AHL Season

The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins have announced their initial training camp roster and schedule prior to the 2020-21 American Hockey League season.

The initial training camp roster consists of 23 players, seven of which played for Wilkes-Barre/Scranton last season. Players may be added to the Penguins’ training camp roster as the Pittsburgh Penguins’ season progresses and individuals may be reassigned to the AHL. The 23 players (15 forwards, six defensemen and two goaltenders) that will be at Wilkes-Barre/Scranton training camp are…

Player Pos. Hometown Birthdate Ht Wt
Justin Almeida LW Kitimat, BC 02-06-1999 (21) 5-11 165
Anthony Angello RW Manlius, NY 03-06-1996 (24) 6-5 210
Jordy Bellerive C North Vancouver, BC 05-02-1999 (21) 5-11 194
Chase Berger C St. Louis, MO 11-14-1994 (26) 6-0 194
Josh Currie C Charlottetown, PEI 10-29-1992 (28) 5-11 190
Jan Drozg LW Maribor, SVN 04-01-1999 (21) 6-2 165
Frédérick Gaudreau C Bromont, QC 05-01-1993 (27) 6-0 179
Jonathan Gruden LW Rochester, MI 05-04-2000 (20) 6-0 170
Emil Larmi G Lahti, FIN 09-28-1996 (24) 6-0 185
Cam Lee D Ferguson’s Grove, NS 02-18-1997 (23) 6-0 190
Jesper Lindgren D Umeå, SWE 05-19-1997 (23) 6-1 176
Jon Lizotte D Grand Forks, ND 11-10-1994 (26) 6-0 210
Josh Maniscalco D Perkiomenville, PA 02-17-1999 (21) 6-2 205
Zach Nastasiuk RW Barrie, ON 03-30-1995 (25) 6-2 202
Jordan Nolan LW Garden River, ON 06-23-1989 (31) 6-3 235
Kyle Olson RW Calgary, AB 03-22-1999 (21) 5-11 180
Will Reilly D Toronto, ON 07-23-1997 (23) 6-2 196
Tim SchallerPTO LW Merrimack, NH 11-16-1990 (30) 6-2 205
Nick Schilkey RW Marysville, MI 03-12-1994 (26) 5-10 174
Shane Starrett G Bellingham, MA 07-12-1994 (26) 6-5 195
Luke Stevens LW Duxbury, MA 02-11-1997 (23) 6-5 207
Billy Sweezey D Hanson, MA 02-06-1996 (24) 6-2 205
Radim Zohorna C Havlíčkův Brod, CZE 04-29-1996 (24) 6-6 230

 

The Penguins will begin formal training camp practices on Monday, Jan. 25 at the Toyota SportsPlex, followed by two exhibition games. All practices during training camp are closed to the public.

The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins’ full 2020-21 schedule was released today by the American Hockey League, featuring 32 games to be played over the 99 days.

Under the guidance of new head coach J.D. Forrest, the Penguins will play 16 home games and 16 games on the road, each of which will be a featured showdown with four teams in the North Division.

Wilkes-Barre/Scranton’s opponents in the 2020-21 campaign include the Binghamton Devils (three home/three away), Hershey Bears (five home/five away), Lehigh Valley Phantoms (five home/five away) and Syracuse Crunch (three home/three away).

Wilkes-Barre/Scranton will open its season on Saturday, Feb. 6 by hosting the Binghamton Devils at Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza.

No fans will be permitted to attend games at Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza at the start of the season, but Penguins Season ticket holders will be able to watch the season opener along with every home and away game this season with AHLTV.

Season ticket holders, both new and existing, with the Penguins will receive a complementary team pass for the American Hockey League’s high-definition streaming service for the entirety of the 2020-21 season.

All 32 of the Penguins’ regular season games will be broadcast locally and streamed online via their radio partner, WILK Newsradio 103.1 FM.

Wilkes-Barre/Scranton will also suit up for two preseason games in preparation for their 2020-21 season. The Penguins will visit Lehigh Valley on Jan. 29 and Binghamton on Feb. 1.

For more information on the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins fans are encouraged to click on the link seen here:

Wilkes-Barre / Scranton Penguins Official Website (wbspenguins.com)

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