The Pittsburgh Penguins have signed forward Frederick Gaudreau and goaltender Maxime Lagace to one-year, two-way contracts.
The Pittsburgh Penguins have signed forward Josh Currie to a one-year, two-way contract.
Wilkes-Barre/Scranton of the American Hockey League isn’t just a good place for players to develop. It’s also a spawning ground for NHL coaches.
After four seasons as an assistant coach, J.D. Forrest is taking over behind the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins bench.
The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins announced today that J.D. Forrest has been named head coach and Jason Karmanos will serve as general manager of the club.
While Mike Vellucci wasn’t necessarily expecting to be in the NHL so soon, it turns out the timing was right in every aspect for him to join Mike Sullivan’s staff as an assistant with Pittsburgh.
With Todd Reirden and Mike Vellucci joining Mike Sullivan behind Pittsburgh’s bench, all three members of the Penguins coaching staff were former head coaches in Wilkes-Barre/Scranton.
The Pittsburgh Penguins have named Mike Vellucci as an assistant coach, joining head coach Mike Sullivan’s staff.
The Pittsburgh Penguins have acquired forward Kasperi Kapanen, forward Pontus Aberg and defenseman Jesper Lindgren from the Toronto Maple Leafs in exchange for forward Evan Rodrigues, defenseman David Warsofsky, forward Filip Hallander and a 2020 first-round draft pick.
The Pittsburgh Penguins were permitted to bring a maximum of 31 players to Toronto, and in a reflection of the organization’s development process, 19 of those players have spent time in Wilkes-Barre/Scranton.