WILKES-BARRE, Pa. – The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins announced today that they have signed forward Adam Krause to an American Hockey League contract for the 2016-17 season.

In 15 games during his rookie season with Wilkes-Barre/Scranton, Krause recorded four points (1G-3A). The 24-year-old scored his first career AHL goal on a shorthanded breakaway against the Hershey Bears on Mar. 20, 2016. He became the first Penguin in five years to score his first goal while shorthanded.

Krause had 15 goals and nine assists for 24 points in 37 games with the Wheeling Nailers this season, as well. His goal total tied for third-most on the team.

Krause was a four-year letterman at the University of Minnesota-Duluth, collecting 16 goals, 21 assists and 169 PIM in 133 games. He also served as team captain during both his junior and senior years.

Wilkes-Barre/Scranton season ticket packages for the 2016-17 season, including 22-game, 12-game and Flexbook plans, are available by contacting the Penguins directly at (570) 208-7367.


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