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Times Leader
WBS Penguins take eight-game win streak into ProvidenceProvidence without several regulars. Forwards Tom Kostopoulos and Tom Sestito,
Times Leader / Posted 3 days ago
Providence without several regulars. Forwards Tom Kostopoulos and Tom Sestito, defenseman Lukas Bengtsson and goaltender Michael Leighton all remain out with injuries, while forwards Daniel Sprong, Dominik Simon and Jean-Sebastien Dea and... Read more
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Times Leader
Three-goal second period leads WBS Pens to 4-1 win over Phantomswin. “He gives us a chance to win every game. Our guys really like him and they
Times Leader / Posted 4 days ago
win. “He gives us a chance to win every game. Our guys really like him and they play hard for him,” Donatelli said. • G Michael Leighton (injury), D Jeff Taylor, D Ethan Prow, D Kevin Spinozzi, RW Patrick McGrath, LW Tom Sestito (injury), RW Tom... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
Louis Domingue 'almost quit hockey' after Coyotes cut tiesHonestly, I almost quit hockey.” Then on Nov. 18, Domingue was traded from Ari
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 4 days ago
Honestly, I almost quit hockey.” Then on Nov. 18, Domingue was traded from Arizona to Tampa Bay along with Tye McGinn for Michael Leighton. He played for the Syracuse Crunch that night, stopping 25 of 27 shots in a loss to the Toronto Marlies.... Read more
4d
The Scranton Times-Tribune
Offensive surge won’t change Pedan’s mindsetKostopoulos continues to skate with the team, but his playing status is still w
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
Kostopoulos continues to skate with the team, but his playing status is still week-to-week. The same goes for goaltender Michael Leighton, forward Tom Sestito and defenseman Lukas Bengtsson. The latter went to a doctor Tuesday for further... Read more
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Times Leader
Points aside, WBS Penguins’ Andrey Pedan staying focused on defenseTuesday’s practice but is still considered week-to-week, Donatelli said, as are
Times Leader / Posted 5 days ago
Tuesday’s practice but is still considered week-to-week, Donatelli said, as are F Tom Sestito, D Lukas Bengtsson and G Michael Leighton. Andrey Pedan has three goals and two assists in his last two games, good enough to earn him AHL Player of... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
PENGUINS SCOUTING REPORT: Jan. 12-13part of Thursday’s practice, but is still week-to-week. Defenseman Lukas Bengts
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 9 days ago
part of Thursday’s practice, but is still week-to-week. Defenseman Lukas Bengtsson, forward Tom Sestito and goaltender Michael Leighton are also expected to be out with injuries. ■ Five players have scored a game-winning goal during the team’s... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Penguins' Dea set for homecomingreturned from his upper-body injury and was on the ice for practice Tuesday. D
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 11 days ago
returned from his upper-body injury and was on the ice for practice Tuesday. Defenseman Lukas Bengtsson, goaltender Michael Leighton and forward Tom Sestito are all still week-to-week with their respective injuries, according to... Read more
12d
Times Leader
Patrick McGrath providing depth for WBS Penguins… Tom Kostopoulos skated on Tuesday but didn’t practice. Donatelli said Kostopo
Times Leader / Posted 12 days ago
… Tom Kostopoulos skated on Tuesday but didn’t practice. Donatelli said Kostopoulos, Tom Sestito, Lukas Bengtsson and Michael Leighton are still considered week-to-week. After appearing in two games during the first two months of the season,... Read more
16d
Times Leader
Barre/Scranton Penguins edge Springfield in third periodF Reid Gardiner, F Tom Sestito (injury), F Tom Kostopoulos (injury), D Lukas Be
Times Leader / Posted 16 days ago
F Reid Gardiner, F Tom Sestito (injury), F Tom Kostopoulos (injury), D Lukas Bengtsson (injury), F Freddie Tiffels and G Michael Leighton (injury) were scratched for the Penguins. … The win capped off a unique week for DeSmith, who sat out... Read more
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16d
The Scranton Times-Tribune
Penguins: Sprong, DeSmith selected for AHL All-Star ClassicQuinney is day-to-day and doubtful to return this weekend. Forward Tom Sestito,
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 16 days ago
Quinney is day-to-day and doubtful to return this weekend. Forward Tom Sestito, defenseman Lukas Bengtsson and goaltender Michael Leighton are all week-to-week with injuries and have been ruled out for both games. • Forward Cody Wydo, currently... Read more
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18d
TribLIVE
Penguins notebook: Goaltending is risky business against Flyersleft after taking a puck to the head and Carter Rowney did not play beyond the
TribLIVE / Posted 18 days ago
left after taking a puck to the head and Carter Rowney did not play beyond the first period. In Wilkes-Barre, goalie Michael Leighton, a 36-year-old veteran of 111 career NHL games who was acquired last month in a trade with Arizona, is out... Read more
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18d
Times Leader
Blueger’s overtime goal gives WBS Penguins a 3-2 win over BridgeportSound Tigers, the team had to deal with a bit of uncertainty that has lingered
Times Leader / Posted 18 days ago
Sound Tigers, the team had to deal with a bit of uncertainty that has lingered all week. Already missing goaltender Michael Leighton, who is out with an injury, Wilkes-Barre/Scranton had to sit Casey DeSmith for Wednesday’s game after... Read more
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18d
Times Leader
WBS Pens winger Christian Thomas still pursuing Olympic dream(upper body) could return this weekend. Forwards Tom Sestito and Tom Kostopoulo
Times Leader / Posted 18 days ago
(upper body) could return this weekend. Forwards Tom Sestito and Tom Kostopoulos, defenseman Lukas Bengtsson and goaltender Michael Leighton won’t return this weekend and are... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Penguins: Thomas eyes berth on Team CanadaAdam Morrison from his professional tryout agreement on Tuesday, leaving Anthon
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 18 days ago
Adam Morrison from his professional tryout agreement on Tuesday, leaving Anthony Peters as the back-up to Casey DeSmith. Michael Leighton is still recovering from a lower-body injury he suffered last week. Peters, who allowed only two goals... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Lightning journal: New goalie Louis Domingue savors chance for successwaiting for that call for a trade," he said. "And it never came." It did on No
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 21 days ago
waiting for that call for a trade," he said. "And it never came." It did on Nov. 14, when the Lightning swapped Syracuse G Michael Leighton (along with F Tye McGinn) for Domingue. Tampa Bay wanted to help Syracuse but also believed Domingue was a... Read more
22d
The Tampa Tribune
Lightning puts backup goalie Peter Budaj on IR, recalls Louis Dominguemake much of a ripple. Tampa Bay swapped with Arizona veteran goaltenders who
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 22 days ago
make much of a ripple. Tampa Bay swapped with Arizona veteran goaltenders who have played mostly in the minors, trading Michael Leighton for Louis Domingue in a package that also included AHL Syracuse forward Tye McGinn. But moments like this... Read more
22d
The Tampa Tribune
Lightning puts backup goalie Peter Budaj on IR, recalls Louis Dominguemake much of a ripple. Tampa Bay swapped with Arizona veteran goaltenders who
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 22 days ago
make much of a ripple. Tampa Bay swapped with Arizona veteran goaltenders who have played mostly in the minors, trading Michael Leighton for Louis Domingue in a package that also included AHL Syracuse forward Tye McGinn. But moments like this... Read more
23d
Times Leader
Sprong’s hat trick leads WBS Pens to 5-1 win over HartfordAnthony Peters stopped 27 shots for his second AHL win and first with the Pengu
Times Leader / Posted 23 days ago
Anthony Peters stopped 27 shots for his second AHL win and first with the Penguins. With Casey DeSmith in Pittsburgh and Michael Leighton injured, Peters was summoned from the ECHL on Thursday to make his fourth start with the Penguins. To make... Read more
24d
Times Leader
As WBS Penguins prepare for Hartford, injuries continue to mountweekend? Will new arrivals be beckoned from Wheeling? And why was former netm
Times Leader / Posted 24 days ago
weekend? Will new arrivals be beckoned from Wheeling? And why was former netminder Sebastien Caron on the ice instead of Michael Leighton during Thursday’s practice? As far as anyone returning to the lineup, it appears that forward Greg McKegg... Read more
24d
The Scranton Times-Tribune
Lehigh Valley hands another loss to Pensa handful of key saves on breakaways and odd-man rushes. He stopped 30 shots in
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 24 days ago
a handful of key saves on breakaways and odd-man rushes. He stopped 30 shots in total. Donatelli did not know if DeSmith or Michael Leighton would start in net Friday against Hartford. At the other end of the ice, Dustin Tokarski picked up his... Read more
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Belleville Intelligencer
Bower paid AHL duesfor most career wins (359). His all-time AHL career shutout record of 45 stood
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted 25 days ago
for most career wins (359). His all-time AHL career shutout record of 45 stood until recently when it was surpassed by Michael Leighton, currently with the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins. During an interview with this reporter in 2007, Bower... Read more
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The Journal-Standard
Hogs Quick Shots: Brandon Pirri returns to Rockford — as a Wolffirst full season in the NHL. His numbers dipped in 2015-16, however, and now h
The Journal-Standard / Posted 26 days ago
first full season in the NHL. His numbers dipped in 2015-16, however, and now he’s back in the AHL, but not with the Hogs. Michael Leighton, the starting goaltender for the Hogs from 2014-16 and the franchise’s leader with 10 career shutouts, is... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Penguins Weekly: Wheeling report and stats to know for Dec. 24and are tied with the Rockford IceHogs and Texas Stars for most in the league.
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 28 days ago
and are tied with the Rockford IceHogs and Texas Stars for most in the league. Did you know? Penguins goaltender Michael Leighton has played in a game for 10 different AHL teams in his career. He has 236 regular-season victories since... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Penguins Weekly: Wheeling report and stats to know for Dec. 24and are tied with the Rockford IceHogs and Texas Stars for most in the league.
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 28 days ago
and are tied with the Rockford IceHogs and Texas Stars for most in the league. Did you know? Penguins goaltender Michael Leighton has played in a game for 10 different AHL teams in his career. He has 236 regular-season victories since... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Penguins prevail in OTsnipe by John Quenneville on the man-advantage, followed by a cycle behind the
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 29 days ago
snipe by John Quenneville on the man-advantage, followed by a cycle behind the Penguins net that had the newly acquired Michael Leighton looking in the wrong direction. Nick Lappin didn’t miss for his 13th of the season. One Michael Latta... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Game report: Bighamton at Penguinsstars 1. Penguins C Teddy Blueger, two goals (including OT winner) 2. Penguin
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 29 days ago
stars 1. Penguins C Teddy Blueger, two goals (including OT winner) 2. Penguins C Jarrett Burton, two goals 3. Penguins G Michael Leighton, 28 saves By the numbers 2 — overtime winners for Teddy Blueger this season. He also had the decisive... Read more
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30d
Times Leader
Burton and Blueger lead the WBS Pens to a 4-3 overtime winTeddy Blueger tally and a 4-3 Penguins win. Blueger accounted for the other two
Times Leader / Posted 30 days ago
Teddy Blueger tally and a 4-3 Penguins win. Blueger accounted for the other two Penguin goals and newly acquired netminder Michael Leighton stopped 28 shots to win his first start with Wilkes-Barre/Scranton. There were several key moments in the... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Pens looking to snap slideyourself in a position to win. I think we’ve just got to do a better job of tha
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 30 days ago
yourself in a position to win. I think we’ve just got to do a better job of that.” Casey DeSmith and the newly acquired Michael Leighton will each get a start in goal this weekend, though Donatelli said the order had not been... Read more
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Times Leader
WBS Pens look to break out of slump this weekendup with Pittsburgh at the beginning of December when the team lost four straigh
Times Leader / Posted a month ago
up with Pittsburgh at the beginning of December when the team lost four straight. Now that DeSmith is back and veteran Michael Leighton joined the team in a trade this week, the goaltending appears to be solidified. But Donatelli doesn’t... Read more
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TribLIVE
Penguins’ Patric Hornqvist on track to return vs. Blue Jacketsnotebook: Patric Hornqvist, Phil Kessel fight off bumps, bruises Penguins trad
TribLIVE / Posted a month ago
notebook: Patric Hornqvist, Phil Kessel fight off bumps, bruises Penguins trade for defenseman Jamie Oleksiak, goalie Michael Leighton Iconic Penguins-Sabres Winter Classic highlighted in NHL Network documentary You are solely responsible... Read more
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TribLIVE
Sabres owners purchase Buffalo Beauts of pro women’s leaguenotebook: Patric Hornqvist, Phil Kessel fight off bumps, bruises Penguins trad
TribLIVE / Posted a month ago
notebook: Patric Hornqvist, Phil Kessel fight off bumps, bruises Penguins trade for defenseman Jamie Oleksiak, goalie Michael Leighton You are solely responsible for your comments and by using TribLive.com you agree to our Terms of... Read more
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Times Leader
Veteran goalie joins PenguinsWILKES-BARRE — Even though Michael Leighton spent the last few weeks soaking up
Times Leader / Posted a month ago
WILKES-BARRE — Even though Michael Leighton spent the last few weeks soaking up the warm sun in Tuscon, Ariz., he didn’t mind leaving the warm climate for the chilly winter temperatures of Pennsylvania. The 36-year old veteran netminder was traded... Read more
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TribLIVE
Penguins’ Kris Letang, wife Catherine Laflamme expecting 2nd childnotebook: Patric Hornqvist, Phil Kessel fight off bumps, bruises Penguins trad
TribLIVE / Posted a month ago
notebook: Patric Hornqvist, Phil Kessel fight off bumps, bruises Penguins trade for defenseman Jamie Oleksiak, goalie Michael Leighton Iconic Penguins-Sabres Winter Classic highlighted in NHL Network documentary Penguins end western road... Read more

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