GAME PREVIEW: February 9 at Rochester
The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins hit the road to face the Rochester Americans tonight at 7:00pm. This is the second and final meeting between the clubs this season.
The Penguins have posted a 9-2-1-0 record in their past 13 games dating back to January 15.
The Amerks have dropped two in a row and are 3-4-2-1 in the team’s past 10 games.
Wilkes Barre Scranton Penguins (18-17-2-3, 41 pts, .513%, 6th in Atlantic Division) at Cleveland Monsters (22-15-2-1, 47 pts, .588%, 3rd in North Division)
Feb. 9, 2022 | 7:00 PM ET | Blue Cross Arena
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|DATE||TIME||VISITING TEAM||SCORE||HOME TEAM||SCORE||RESULT|
|Wed., Nov. 10||—||ROC||5||WBS||1||Loss|
|Wed., Feb. 9||7:00pm||WBS||—||CLE||—||—|
|GOALS|||||Valtteri Puustien – 13|||||Michael Mersch – 19|
|ASSISTS|||||PO Joseph – 15|||||JJ Peterka – 24|
|POINTS|||||Valtteri Puustinen – 27|||||Michael Mersch – 39|
|PIM|||||Jordy Bellerive – 54|||||Matej Pekar – 40|
|WINS|||||Alex D’Orio – 6|||||Aaron Dell & Ukko-Pekka Luukkonnen – 6|
NEWS AND NOTES
Wilkes Barre Scranton Penguins
Alex D’Orio has started nine of the team’s past 10 games, posting a 6-2-0-1 mark and allowing 18 goals in that time.
Alex Nylander has recorded 13 points (7+6) in 16 games since joining the Penguins.
PO Joseph has points in his past four games (3+2=5)
Sam Poulin has eight points (1+7) in his past nine games.
Michael Mersch ranks eight in the AHL with 39 points. His 19 goals are fourth overall.
Jack Quinn, currently on recall by the Buffalo Sabres, ranks tied for 13th overall and third among AHL rookies with 35 points.
Quinn’s 18 goals are tied for fifth in the league, and are tops among first year players.
JJ Peterka is tied for 10th overall and is second among rookies with 24 assists.
Rochester’s 26.1% power play rate (36 for 138) is second in the AHL
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