The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins will look to continue their winning streak this Friday when they take on the Springfield Thunderbirds at the MassMutual Center. This will be the third of six match-ups between these two teams.
The teams have split the season series thus far at one apiece, each team winning at home. Springfield defeated the Penguins on November 2nd 4-3 in a shootout and the Penguins were able to take revenge on November 15 with a commanding 4-1 victory.
Friday, November 22
(11-7-0-0 Second in Atlantic Division)
|Owen Tippett||8||GOALS||Stefan Noesen||11|
|Ethan Prow | Kevin Roy||8||ASSISTS||David Warsofsky||10|
|Anthony Greco||14||POINTS||Stefan Noesen||17|
|Brady Keeper||48||PIM||Stefan Noesen||54|
|Tommy Cross||Plus-8||PLUS/MINUS||Jon Lizzote||Plus-8|
Casey DeSmith has only allowed one goal in his last three starts.
Forward Andrew Agozzino has scored four goals in his last four games.
The Penguins are second in the Atlantic Division in power play percentage (19.7%).
The Florida Panthers reassigned Dryden Hunt to the Thunderbirds on Monday. Hunt played 20 games with the Panthers this season and had four assists. In his past two seasons with Springfield, Hunt has recorded 46 goals and 44 assists.
Goaltender Chris Driedger leads the AHL in save percentage (.942).
Springfield defenseman, Ethan Prow, played four seasons with the Penguins, from the 2015-16 season until 2018-19. In his most recent season as a Penguin, Prow recorded 18 goals and 32 assists in 74 games.
compiled by Kyle Jennings
Individual tickets to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton home games are on sale now and can be purchased at the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza box office, Ticketmaster.com, or by contacting the Penguins offices at (570) 208-7367. Season ticket packages for the Penguins’ 2019-20 regular season, including 22-game, 12-game, Flexbook and Premium Seating plans, are available by reaching out to the Penguins directly at (570) 208-7367.
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