BERKHOEL BEDEVILS LOWELL WITH 46 SAVES
LOWELL, MA– Adam Berkhoel made an astounding 46 saves, as the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins posted a 5-0 win against the Lowell Devils at the Tsongas Arena on Wednesday night. The win was the Pens' third in the past four games, and upped their record to 3-1-0-1 on the season. Lowell, meanwhile, fell to 2-2-0-1 with the loss.
The 46-save performance was a personal best for Berkhoel in the AHL. His previous high for saves in a game was 40, set on October 7, 2005 as a member of the Chicago Wolves. That game was Berkhoel's second career contest in the league.
Jeff Taffe, led the offensive charge with two goals, while Janne Pesonen (1+1) and T. J. Kemp (0+2) both turned in multi-point efforts.
Chris Minard stretched his goal streak to four games, tying the team record for consecutive contests with a goal. Minard and Pesonen also extended their point streaks to five games each.
Luca Caputi also scored for the Penguins, tallying his first regular season AHL goal in the game.
The Penguins continue their New England swing on Friday night in Manchester, and finish up Saturday in Portland.