Team Facts
Plays in American Hockey League Team colours Black + Gold + Red + White Town Wilkes-Barre, PA, USA Founded 1999

2015-2016 Roster
# N Player A Born Birthplace HT WT S
GOALTENDERS
#1 Casey DeSmith (G) Pittsburgh Penguins 31 1991 Rochester, NH, USA 6'0" 181 L
#33 Brian Foster (G) 35 1987 Pembroke, NH, USA 6'2" 185 L
#35 Tristan Jarry (G) Pittsburgh Penguins 27 1995 Surrey, BC, CAN 6'2" 194 L
#50 Sean Maguire (G) 30 1993 Edmonton, AB, CAN 6'2" 203 L
#30
Matt Murray (G) Toronto Maple Leafs 28 1994 Thunder Bay, ON, CAN 6'4" 179 L
#37 Franky Palazzese (G) 29 1993 Mississauga, ON, CAN 6'1" 174 L
DEFENSEMEN
#38 Niclas Andersén (D)   “A” 34 1988 Grums, SWE 6'1" 209 L
#44 Adam Clendening (D) 30 1992 Niagara Falls, NY, USA 6'0" 194 R
#4
Tim Erixon (D) 31 1991 Port Chester, NY, USA 6'2" 201 L
#41 Barry Goers (D) 36 1986 Ivyland, PA, USA 5'9" 174 R
#3 Reid McNeill (D) 30 1992 London, ON, CAN 6'4" 216 L
#8 Will O'Neill (D)   “A” 34 1988 Salem, MA, USA 6'1" 205 L
#28 Steve Oleksy (D)   “A” 36 1986 Chesterfield Township, MI, USA 6'0" 187 R
#45 Ryan Parent (D) 35 1987 Prince Albert, SK, CAN 6'3" 205 L
#51 Derrick Pouliot (D) 29 1994 Estevan, SK, CAN 6'0" 196 L
#6 Ethan Prow (D) 30 1992 Sauk Rapids, MN, USA 5'11" 183 R
#2
Harrison Ruopp (D) 29 1993 Zehner, SK, CAN 6'3" 192 R
#36 Clark Seymour (D) 29 1993 Brockville, ON, CAN 6'4" 216 R
#5 David Warsofsky (D) 32 1990 Marshfield, MA, USA 5'9" 170 L
FORWARDS
#15
Josh Archibald (RW/LW) Pittsburgh Penguins 30 1992 Regina, SK, CAN 5'10" 176 R
#44 Derek Army (C) 31 1991 North Kingstown, RI, USA 5'11" 170 R
#22
Tyler Biggs (RW) 29 1993 Binghamton, NY, USA 6'2" 205 R
#14 Teodors Blugers (C) Pittsburgh Penguins 28 1994 Riga, LAT 6'0" 185 L
#11 Jarrett Burton (C) 32 1990 Echo Bay, ON, CAN 6'0" 187 L
#9 Jean-Sébastien Dea (C/RW) Arizona Coyotes 28 1994 Laval, QC, CAN 5'11" 174 R
#24 Sahir Gill (C/LW) 30 1992 Terrace, BC, CAN 5'11" 170 L
#44 Jake Guentzel (W/C) Pittsburgh Penguins 28 1994 Omaha, NE, USA 5'11" 181 L
#16 Dustin Jeffrey (LW/C) 34 1988 Sarnia, ON, CAN 6'1" 205 L
#29 Tom Kostopoulos (RW/LW)   “C” 44 1979 Mississauga, ON, CAN 6'0" 196 R
#19 Adam Krause (RW/C) 31 1991 Hermantown, MN, USA 6'3" 205 R
#14 Tom Kühnhackl (W/C) 31 1992 Landshut, GER 6'2" 190 L
#20 Ty Loney (RW) 30 1992 Valencia, PA, USA 6'4" 207 R
#16 Matia Marcantuoni (C/LW) 28 1994 Woodbridge, ON, CAN 6'0" 201 R
#10 John McCarron (C) 30 1992 Macomb Township, MI, USA 6'3" 218 R
#13 Patrick McGrath (RW) 29 1993 Wilkes-Barre, PA, USA 5'10" 201 R
#21 Kael Mouillierat (C/LW) 35 1987 Edmonton, AB, CAN 6'0" 187 L
#42 Matthias Plachta (W/C) 31 1991 Freiburg, GER 6'0" 198 L
#11 Kevin Porter (C/RW) 36 1986 Northville, MI, USA 6'0" 190 L
#17 Carter Rowney (RW/C) 33 1989 Sexsmith, AB, CAN 6'2" 207 R
#12 Bryan Rust (RW/LW) Pittsburgh Penguins 30 1992 Pontiac, MI, USA 5'11" 192 R
#25
Tom Sestito (LW) 35 1987 Rome, NY, USA 6'5" 227 L
#43 Conor Sheary (LW/RW) Washington Capitals 30 1992 Winchester, MA, USA 5'8" 176 L
#49 Dominik Simon (C/W) 28 1994 Praha, CZE 5'11" 190 L
#39
Daniel Sprong (RW/LW) Seattle Kraken 25 1997 Amsterdam, NED 6'0" 194 R
#40 Oskar Sundqvist (C) Detroit Red Wings 28 1994 Boden, SWE 6'3" 209 R
#26
Dominik Uher (C) 30 1992 Frydek-Mistek, CZE 6'0" 203 L
#23 Scott Wilson (C/LW) 30 1992 Oakville, ON, CAN 5'11" 176 L
#18 Anton Zlobin (RW/LW) 29 1993 Moskva, RUS 5'11" 198 R
Position: G: 4, D: 12, F: 29 | Av Age: 24.09 years | Av Ht: 6'1" | Av Wt: 194 lbs | Compare with other teams
Team Staff
Team staff history
Demographics
Nationality
Team Facts
Nationalities 20 players
18 players
3 players
2 players
2 players
1 player
1 player
1 player
Experience Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins: 5 134 GP
NHL: 5 819 GP
WC: 155 GP
OG: 19 GP
SHL: 980 GP
HockeyAllsvenskan: 35 GP
KHL: 278 GP
Czechia: 236 GP
AHL: 9 670 GP
DEL: 1 304 GP
Affiliated Team(s) Pittsburgh Penguins (NHL)
Wheeling Nailers (ECHL)
Team Captains
Team captaincy history
Arena Information
Arena Name Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza Location Wilkes-Barre, PA, USA Capacity 8 350 Construction Year 1999
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Latest Transactions
DATE STATUS PLAYER TEAM SOURCE
01/31/2023
01/31/2023 Up/Down Leaving Brooklyn Kalmikov (F) Leaving for Wheeling Nailers
01/31/2023 Up/Down Leaving Tommy Nappier (G) Leaving for Wheeling Nailers
01/29/2023
01/29/2023 Up/Down Joining Dustin Tokarski (G) Joining from Pittsburgh Penguins
01/29/2023 Up/Down Joining Jonathan Gruden (F) Joining from Pittsburgh Penguins
01/27/2023
01/27/2023 Up/Down Joining Tommy Nappier (G) Joining from Wheeling Nailers
01/25/2023
01/25/2023 Up/Down Leaving Dustin Tokarski (G) Leaving for Pittsburgh Penguins
01/25/2023 Up/Down Joining Ty Smith (D) Joining from Pittsburgh Penguins
01/24/2023
01/24/2023 Up/Down Leaving Tommy Nappier (G) Leaving for Wheeling Nailers
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Team History and Standings
Season League GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP P/GP Rank Postseason
1999-2000 AHL 80 23 5 43 - 5 236 306 60 0.75 5 Did not make playoffs
2000-2001 AHL 80 36 9 33 - 2 252 248 83 1.04 2 Final loss
2001-2002 AHL 80 20 13 44 - 3 201 274 56 0.70 4 Did not make playoffs
2002-2003 AHL 80 36 7 32 - 5 245 248 84 1.05 3 Conference QF loss
2003-2004 AHL 80 34 10 28 - 8 197 197 86 1.08 3 Final loss
2004-2005 AHL 80 39 - 27 - 14 227 219 92 1.15 4 Conference SF loss
2005-2006 AHL 80 42 - 18 9 11 249 178 113 1.41 1 Conference SF loss
2006-2007 AHL 80 41 - 23 10 6 276 221 108 1.35 2 Conference SF loss
2007-2008 AHL 80 37 - 26 10 7 223 187 101 1.26 1 Final loss
2008-2009 AHL 80 42 - 25 7 6 274 212 104 1.30 3 Division Final loss
2009-2010 AHL 80 34 - 34 7 5 239 229 87 1.09 3 Conference QF loss
2010-2011 AHL 80 58 - 21 0 1 261 183 117 1.46 1 Conference SF loss
2011-2012 AHL 76 33 - 25 11 7 235 215 95 1.25 2 Conference SF loss
2012-2013 AHL 76 28 - 30 14 4 185 178 88 1.16 3 Conference Final loss
2013-2014 AHL 76 44 - 24 - 8 276 232 96 1.26 1 Conference Final loss
2014-2015 AHL 76 38 - 24 7 7 212 163 87 1.14 2 Conference SF loss
2015-2016 AHL 76 43 - 27 - 6 230 203 92 1.21 3 Conference SF loss
2016-2017 AHL 76 51 - 20 - 5 247 170 107 1.41 1 Conference QF loss
2017-2018 AHL 76 45 - 22 - 9 252 223 99 1.30 2 Conference QF loss
2018-2019 AHL 76 36 - 30 - 10 232 228 82 1.08 6 Did not make playoffs
2019-2020 AHL 63 29 - 26 - 8 164 193 66 1.05 6 Playoffs Cancelled
2020-2021 AHL 32 13 - 13 - 6 92 107 32 1.00 5 No playoffs held
2021-2022 AHL 76 35 - 33 - 8 209 225 78 1.03 4 Division Semifinal loss
2022-2023 AHL 42 20 - 17 - 5 118 113 45 1.07 7 -
Where are they now?
# Player Season Team League GP G A TP PIM
1. Tim Wallace (F) 2022-2023 Milton Keynes Lightning NIHL 37 14 50 64 18
2. Nick Schilkey (F) 2022-2023 IF Björklöven HockeyAllsvenskan 41 24 29 53 24
3. Spencer Machacek (F) 2022-2023 Grizzlys Wolfsburg DEL 44 24 24 48 15
4. Patrick Thoresen (F) 2022-2023 Storhamar Norway 39 14 34 48 45
5. Jake Guentzel (F) 2022-2023 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 45 20 26 46 32
6. Michael Joly (F) 2022-2023 HPK Liiga 46 19 27 46 12
7. Carter Rowney (F) 2022-2023 Löwen Frankfurt DEL 44 17 29 46 12
8. Matthias Plachta (F) 2022-2023 Adler Mannheim DEL 42 13 29 42 22
9. Dustin Jeffrey (F) 2022-2023 Grizzlys Wolfsburg DEL 43 8 33 41 18
10. Brandon Hawkins (F) 2022-2023 Toledo Walleye ECHL 36 16 24 40 35
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Franchise All-Time Points
# Player GP G A TP
1. Tom Kostopoulos (F) 658 186 283 469
2. Tomas Surovy (F) 239 89 89 178
3. Toby Petersen (F) 215 72 105 177
4. Dustin Jeffrey (F) 201 59 113 172
5. Shane Endicott (F) 292 73 93 166
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Franchise All-Time Goals
# Player GP G A TP
1. Tom Kostopoulos (F) 658 186 283 469
2. Tomas Surovy (F) 239 89 89 178
3. Tim Wallace (F) 304 75 62 137
4. Shane Endicott (F) 292 73 93 166
5. Toby Petersen (F) 215 72 105 177
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Franchise All-Time Assists
# Player GP G A TP
1. Tom Kostopoulos (F) 658 186 283 469
2. Dustin Jeffrey (F) 201 59 113 172
3. Toby Petersen (F) 215 72 105 177
4. Kris Beech (F) 171 53 97 150
5. Ryan Stone (F) 219 41 95 136
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Franchise All-Time PIM
# Player GP G TP PIM
1. Dennis Bonvie (F) 285 16 84 1284
2. Tom Kostopoulos (F) 658 186 469 881
3. Darcy Verot (F) 172 21 51 830
4. David Koci (D) 194 3 22 770
5. Jason MacDonald (F) 187 29 65 757
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Franchise All-Time Games played
# Player GP G A TP
1. Tom Kostopoulos (F) 658 186 283 469
2. Rob Scuderi (D) 305 8 80 88
3. Tim Wallace (F) 304 75 62 137
4. Shane Endicott (F) 292 73 93 166
5. Jean-Sébastien Dea (F) 288 72 91 163
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Franchise All-Time Points per Game
# Player GP G TP PPG
1. Cédric Lacroix (F) 1 2 2 2.00
2. Sean Escobedo (D) 2 1 3 1.50
3. Stephen Leach (F) 4 2 5 1.25
4. John Slaney (D) 89 42 110 1.24
5. Patrick Thoresen (F) 5 1 6 1.20
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Franchise All-Time Points per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Janne Pesonen (F) 2008-2009 AHL 70 32 50 82 1.17 33
2. Jeff Taffe (F) 2008-2009 AHL 74 25 50 75 1.01 65
3. Dustin Jeffrey (F) 2009-2010 AHL 77 24 47 71 0.92 16
4. Toby Petersen (F) 2000-2001 AHL 73 26 41 67 0.92 22
5. Toby Petersen (F) 2002-2003 AHL 80 31 35 66 0.83 24
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Franchise All-Time Goals per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Chris Minard (F) 2008-2009 AHL 54 34 23 57 1.06 38
2. Janne Pesonen (F) 2008-2009 AHL 70 32 50 82 1.17 33
3. Daniel Sprong (F) 2017-2018 AHL 65 32 33 65 1.00 28
4. Toby Petersen (F) 2002-2003 AHL 80 31 35 66 0.83 24
5. Michel Ouellet (F) 2004-2005 AHL 80 31 32 63 0.79 56
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Franchise All-Time Assists per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Janne Pesonen (F) 2008-2009 AHL 70 32 50 82 1.17 33
2. Jeff Taffe (F) 2008-2009 AHL 74 25 50 75 1.01 65
3. Kris Beech (F) 2004-2005 AHL 68 14 48 62 0.91 146
4. Dustin Jeffrey (F) 2009-2010 AHL 77 24 47 71 0.92 16
5. Tim Brent (F) 2007-2008 AHL 74 18 43 61 0.82 79
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Franchise All-Time PIM per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Dennis Bonvie (F) 2005-2006 AHL 70 2 13 15 0.21 431
2. Darcy Verot (F) 2001-2002 AHL 71 6 10 16 0.23 387
3. Steve Parsons (F) 2001-2002 AHL 52 1 1 2 0.04 366
4. Darcy Verot (F) 2000-2001 AHL 78 10 15 25 0.32 347
5. Jason MacDonald (F) 2001-2002 AHL 57 8 13 21 0.37 330
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Average Height, Weight, Age per Season
Season Roster Height Weight Age
2022-2023 6'0" 191 lbs 24.54
2021-2022 6'1" 193 lbs 24.00
2020-2021 6'1" 194 lbs 24.00
2019-2020 6'0" 191 lbs 25.37
2018-2019 6'1" 193 lbs 25.21
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