PENGUINS PREVIEW: November 20, 2021
Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins (6-6-0-2, 14 pts, 6th in Atlantic Division) at Providence Bruins (6-4-2-1, 15 pts, 3rd in Atlantic Division)
NOV. 20 | 7:05 PM ET | Dunkin Donuts Center
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|DATE||TIME||VISITING TEAM||SCORE||HOME TEAM||SCORE||RESULT|
|Sat., Nov. 20||7:05||WBS||—||PRO||—||—|
|Sat., Dec. 27||6:05||PRO||—||WBS||—||—|
|Sat., Feb. 5||6:05||PRO||—||WBS||—||—|
|Sun., Mar. 6||3:05||WBS||—||PRO||—||—|
|Fri., Apr. 22||7:05||WBS||—||PRO||—||—|
|GOALS|||||Valtteri Puustien – 5|||||Oskar Steen – 6|
|ASSISTS|||||Jordy Bellerive – 7|||||Jack Ahcan & Jesper Froden – 7|
|POINTS|||||Valtteri Puustinen – 10|||||Oskar Steen – 11|
|PIM|||||Kyle Olson – 16|||||Nick Wolf – 42|
|WINS|||||Filip Lindberg – 4|||||Jon Gillies – 3|
|GAA|||||Louis Domingue – 2.67|||||Troy Grosenick – 1.49|
NEWS AND NOTES
The Bruins downed the Hartford WolfPack, 2-1, in overtime on Friday night. Providence leading scorer Oskar Steen scored 26 seconds into OT to cap the victory.
Providence is currently on a three-game point streak (2-0-1-0).
The Bruins have the third-best penalty kill in the AHL at 88.2%, trailing only Syracuse (89.8%) and Clevelannd (88.9%)
Penguins defenseman Juuso Riikola set a career-high with three assists in Friday’s game against the Springfield Thunderbirds. All three helpers came in the first period.
Riikola (0+3), Radim Zohorna (1+1), Filip Hallander (1+1) and Felix Robert (0+2) all had multiple points on Friday night.
Drew O’Connor netted his first goal of the season in his first game with Wilkes-Barre/Scranton on Friday. O’Connor, who started the season with Pittsburgh, recorded 19 points (7+12) in 20 games with Wilkes-Barre last season.