League: American Hockey League
Head Coach: Mike Vellucci
Team Mascot: Tux the Penguin
Year Opened: 1999
City / State: Wilkes-Barre / Pennsylvania
Rivalries & Top Games to Attend
Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins vs Lehigh Valley Phantoms
Rival Team: Lehigh Valley Phantoms
The Penguins and Flyers have one of the fiercest rivalries in the NHL, and it’s no different when the two club’s AHL affiliates get together. There is tons of bad blood between these two franchises making every game between the Penguins and Phantoms a must-see. Make sure to get your tickets to a Penguins game when they face off with the hated Phantoms.
Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins vs Hershey Bears
Rival Team: Hershey Bears
The rivalry between the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins and in-state rivals Hershey mirrors the rivalry between the club’s parent teams the Pittsburgh Penguins and the Washington Capitals. There is always a lot at stake whenever the Penguins and Bears face off, so make sure to be in attendance when the Bears come to town.