GAME PREVIEW – January 25 at Hershey
The Penguins carry a three-game winning streak into tonight’s contest, while the Bears have hit a bit of a slump, posting a 1-2-1-1 mark in their past five games.
Wilkes Barre Scranton Penguins (14-16-1-3, 32 pts, .471%, 7th in Atlantic Division) at Hershey Bears (19-12-3-2, 43 pts, .597%, 4th in Atlantic Division)
January 25, 2022 | 7:00 PM ET | Giant Center
|DATE||TIME||VISITING TEAM||SCORE||HOME TEAM||SCORE||RESULT|
|Sat., Dec. 11||—||HER||3||WBS||2||OT Loss|
|Tues., Dec. 14||—||HER||4||WBS||1||Loss|
|Sat., Dec. 18||—-||WBS||3||HER||8||Loss|
|Mon., Dec. 27||—-||HER||4||WBS||1||Loss|
|Wed., Dec. 29||—-||WBS||1||HER||6||Loss|
|Sat., Jan. 8||7:00||WBS||0||3||Loss|
|Sun., Jan. 9||5:00||WBS||2||HER||3||Loss|
|Sun., Jan. 16||3:05||HER||1||WBS||2||Win|
|Tues., Jan. 25||7:00||WBS||—||HER||—||—|
|Tues., Feb. 22||7:00||WBS||—||HER||—||—|
|Fri., Apr. 15||7:05||HER||—||WBS||—||—|
|Tues., Apr. 19||7:05||HER||—||WBS||—||—|
|GOALS|||||Valtteri Puustien – 13|||||Joe Snively & Garrett Pilon – 10|
|ASSISTS|||||Valtteri Puustinen & P.O Joseph – 13|||||Joe Snively – 18|
|POINTS|||||Valtteri Puustinen – 26|||||Joe Snively – 28|
|PIM|||||Jordy Bellerive – 49|||||Kale Kessy – 71|
|WINS|||||Filip Lindberg – 4|||||Pheonix Copley – 8|
NEWS AND NOTES
Wilkes Barre Scranton Penguins
Goaltender Alex D’Orio has recorded victories in each of the Penguins’ past three games, and has allowed just four goals over that stretch, stopping 74 of 78 shots.
Valtteri Puustinen (2+3) and Alex Nylander (4+1) each recorded five points in the weekend series against the Toronto Marlies.
Nylander has 10 points (6+4) in 10 games since joining Wilkes-Barre earlier this month.
Nylander is tied for ninth in the AHL with a combined 14 goals between the Rockford Ice Hogs and Penguins this season.
Felix Robert carries a three-game point streak (1+3=4) into tonight’s game. He has eight points (3+5) in his past seven games.
Hershey split a two-game series on home ice with the Hartford Wolf Pack last weekend, capturing a 5-0 win on Saturday, and dropping a 3-2 decision on Sunday.
Axel Jonsson-Fjallby recorded a hat trick in Saturday’s win. He has eight points (4+4) in the past seen games.
Joe Snively, the Bears leading scorer, ranks tied for fourth in the league with 36 points (13+23), and his 23 assists are tied for sixth.
Snively has points in 11 of the past 12 games he has suited up for with the Bears. He had a nine-game point streak snapped the last time the Penguins and Bears met on January 16.
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