Jarry Proves His Mettle Again, Penguins to Face Big Division Match-Ups
Wednesday, Mar. 23 - PENGUINS 5 vs. Binghamton 0
The Penguins downed Binghamton in a 5-0 win at Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in the first half of a home and home. Tim Erixon, Tom Kostopoulos, Dominik Simon, Jean-Sébastien Dea, and Tom Sestito all put forth multi-point performances. Tristan Jarry recorded his fifth shutout of the season, which leads all AHL rookie goalies.
Friday, Mar. 25 - PENGUINS 3 at Binghamton 2 OT
The second game of the week between the Pens and Sens required overtime, but Wilkes-Barre/Scranton came out on top, going 5-1-0-0 in the season series vs. Binghamton. Kostopoulos scored twice, and Jake Guentzel earned his first career AHL point. Kostopoulos and Carter Rowney extended their point streaks to eight and nine games, respectively.
Saturday, Mar. 26 - PENGUINS 0 vs. Providence 5
The Penguins fell to the Bruins, ending four-game winning streak. Former Penguin, Max Talbot, had four points (2G-2A) while wearing the captain's "C" for Providence.
The Week Ahead
Tuesday Mar. 29 - PENGUINS vs. Springfield
The Falcons visit the Penguins for their final meeting of the 2015-16 campaign. Over the past two seasons, Wilkes-Barre/Scranton is 8-1-0-0 against Springfield.
Saturday April 2 - PENGUINS vs. Bridgeport
The Force awakens for STAR WARS night at Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza. All proceeds from the auction of the team's themed jerseys go to the Weinberg Food Bank.
Sunday, April 3 - PENGUINS vs. Portland
The Penguins take on a Portland Pirates squad currently on a four-game winning streak after dropping eight-straight.
- Not only does he top all rookie goalies, but Tristan Jarry surpassed Matt Murray on Wednesday for the team lead in shutouts this season (5).
- Over the course of Carter Rowney's nine-game point streak, he racked up seven goals and 10 assists for 17 points.
- Jake Guentzel is the quickest Penguins ATO player to earn his first point (two games) since his former Nebraska-Omaha teammate, Josh Archibald, in 2014.
- Will O'Neill currently leads the Penguins with 149 shots on goal. The last defenseman to lead Wilkes-Barre/Scranton in shots for a season was Micki DuPont (266) in 2006-07.
- Dustin Jeffrey missed the Penguins' Friday night game to be with his wife following the birth of their first son, Nash.
TEAM GP W L OTL SOL PTS Pt%
1. Hershey 67 38 18 4 7 87 .649
2. PENGUINS 67 40 22 4 1 85 .634
3. Providence 67 35 20 9 3 82 .612
4. Bridgeport 67 36 24 4 3 79 .590
5. Portland 66 35 24 5 2 77 .583
6. Hartford 67 36 28 3 0 75 .560
7. Lehigh Valley 68 29 32 4 3 65 .478
8. Springfield 66 23 35 3 5 54 .409
SKATERS GP G A PTS
Dustin Jeffrey 55 17 38 55
Carter Rowney 66 21 31 52
Tom Kostopoulos 66 19 27 46
Kael Mouillierat 60 17 26 43
Will O'Neill 65 8 34 42
GOALIES GP W-L-OT-SO GAA Sv% Shutouts
Matt Murray* 31 20-9-1-0 2.10 0.931 4
Tristan Jarry 26 16-10-3-0 2.47 0.914 5
* = currently with Pittsburgh
UPCOMING GAME SCHEDULE
DATE OPPONENT LOCATION TIME
Tue, Mar. 29 Springfield Mohegan Sun Arena 7:05 p.m.
Sat, April. 2 Bridgeport Mohegan Sun Arena 7:05 p.m.
Sun, April. 3 Portland Mohegan Sun Arena 4:05 p.m.
Mon, Mar. 25 ADD (C) Oskar Sundqvist Reassigned by PIT
Fri, Mar. 25 DEL (C) Oskar Sundqvist Recalled from PIT
Fri, Mar. 25 ADD (C) Oskar Sundqvist Reassigned by PIT
Fri, Mar. 25 DEL (RW) Ty Loney Returned to WHL
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