WILKES-BARRE TOWNSHIP, Pa. – The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins have clinched a spot in the 2010 Calder Cup Playoffs, it was determined on Friday night.
The Norfolk Admirals’ loss to the Hershey Bears in regulation, coupled with the Penguins’ 4-3 victory over Albany, has guaranteed the Penguins a postseason berth for the eighth consecutive season and ninth in the team’s eleven-year history. The Penguins will open the 2010 East Division Semifinals on the road this Wednesday, April 14th at 7:00 pm against either the Albany River Rats or the Hershey Bears.
The Penguins have also announced two home playoff dates. Game A will take place on Sunday, April 18th at 3:05 pm, while Game B will be played Monday, April 19th at 7:05 pm. Both games will be played at Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza. Tickets are now on sale for both of these dates, and can be purchased through the Penguins’ offices by calling 570-208-PENS. Tickets may also be purchased at the Mohegan Sun Arena box office, through any Ticketmaster outlet, or by calling 1-800-745-3000.