WILKES-BARRE, Pa. – The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins announced they have signed goaltender Anthony Peters to an American Hockey League contract that carries through the 2018-19 season.
Peters, a 26-year-old native of Blythe, Ontario has posted a 7-4-2 record, along with a 2.83 goals against average and a .900 save percentage for the Penguins this season. That includes a six-game winning streak from December 29th, 2017 to January 17th, 2018. He also recorded his first ever American Hockey League shutout on January 24th, a 4-0 shutout of the rival Hershey Bears.
Before joining the Penguins on two separate professional tryouts, he played 16 games for the Cincinnati Cyclones of the ECHL. In those games, he posted a 10-4-1 record with a .925 save percentage and a 2.34 goals against average.
For his AHL career, Peters has appeared in 22 games with the Penguins, Charlotte Checkers and Rochester Americans, has a 7-11-0 record, a 3.97 goals against average and a .895 save percentage.
The Penguins will host Rockford in the first of a three-games-in-three-nights stretch Friday night.