Weekly: Penguins Head West for Games against Rockford, Milwaukee and Grand Rapids
Friday, Feb. 1 - PENGUINS 7 vs. Cleveland 2
The Penguins established an early lead and never looked back in their high-action tilt with the Monsters. Wilkes-Barre/ Scranton's power play went two-for-four with man-advantage markers from Ethan Prow and Jean-Sébastien Dea. Sam Miletic led the Penguins with four points (1G-3A) and Tristan Jarry recorded 33 saves. Wilkes-Barre/Scranton swept its season series with Cleveland, going 4-0-0-0.
Saturday, Feb. 2 - PENGUINS 1 vs. Bridgeport 2
Early scoring led to the end of the Penguins' four-game win streak. Ethan Prow notched the only goal for the Penguins on the power play, sandwiched between two first-period strikes by Bridgeport. The Pens' penalty kill remained unblemished, going five-for-five on the evening.
The Week Ahead
Wednesday, Feb. 6 - PENGUINS at Rockford
The Penguins begin their Midwest road trip by taking on the IceHogs for the first of two season meetings. Rockford is defending a four-game win streak, and goalie Anton Forsberg has not allowed more than three goals since Dec. 28, 2018.
Friday, Feb. 8 - PENGUINS at Milwaukee
Milwaukee hosts the second and final matchup between the Admirals and Penguins. The Penguins' hot power play will be tested against the Admirals' penalty kill, the third-best P.K. in the league (85.9%).
Saturday, Feb. 9 - PENGUINS at Grand Rapids
The Penguins visit the Griffins for the last of two meetings against Grand Rapids. In the clubs' first game of 2019, Wilkes-Barre/Scranton secured a shootout victory over Grand Rapids, 3-2. The Griffins' Chris Terry is tied for the AHL lead in goals (24) and sits tied for ninth in points (43).
- Wilkes-Barre/Scranton has converted on seven of its last 24 power play opportunities, a success rate of 29.2 percent.
- Ethan Prow has extended his career-best point streak to 10 games (5G-7A) with goals in three straight games.
- Prow's power play goal against Bridgeport marked his eighth of the season, the second most among blueliners in the league.
- Joseph Blandisi scored the first goal in his first three contests as a member of the Penguins, and he has points in all four games played with Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (3G-3A).
- The Penguins' four-game win streak was their second-longest of the season, but the first time they put together four regulation/overtime wins in a row.
UPCOMING GAME SCHEDULE
DATE OPPONENT LOCATION TIME
Wed, Feb. 6 Rockford BMO Harris Bank Center 8:05 p.m.
Fri, Feb. 8 Milwaukee UWM Panther Arena 8:00 p.m.
Sat, Feb. 9 Grand Rapids Van Andel Arena 7:00 p.m.
Tue, Jan. 29 (C) Teddy Blueger Recalled by PIT
Fri, Feb. 1 (D) Dan Fick Released from PTO
Mon, Feb. 4 (D) Tim Erixon Signed to SPC
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