|DATE:||Sunday, November 13, 2016|
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ABOUT THE OPPONENT
|RECORD||3-7-2-0 (8 pts) | Seventh in North Division|
WHO’S HOT: Marek Hrivik started the season with a six-game point streak (3+4=7), and has four points (2+2) in his past three games.
NEWS AND NOTES: The Wolf Pack carry a seven-game (0-5-2–0) winless streak into this afternoon’s game…Rookie goaltender Brandon Halverson made his AHL debut on Friday night, stopping 14 shots in a 5-2 loss to the Rochester Americans…Hartford’s 9.8% success rate on the power play (6 for 61) is last in the Eastern Conference, and 29th of 30 teams in the AHL.
ABOUT THE PENGUINS
|RECORD||9-2-1-0 (19 pts) | First in North Division|
|ASSISTS||Jake Guentzel & Carter Rowney||7|
WHO’S HOT: Goaltender Casey DeSmith leads the AHL with a 1.00 goals against average and a .963 save percentage, and has allowed just one goal in each of his four starts this season.
NEWS AND NOTES: Second-year pro Oskar Sundqvist tallied his fifth goal of the season in Saturday night’s win over the Providence Bruins, the Penguins 12th game of the campaign. That total equals Sundqvist’s output from all of last season (45 AHL games)…Jake Guentel enters Sunday’s game ranked tied for first among rookies with six goals and second with 13 points. Guentzel leads all skaters with a plus-12 rating…The Penguins 90.2% penalty kill rate (46 of 51) is tied for first in the league with the Tucson Roadrunners.