GAME PREVIEW: Nov. 5 vs. Hershey Bears
The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins look to put the Hershey Bears in a chokehold on WWE night at Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza. The Penguins look to take a 2-0 series lead in the battle of I-81.
Wilkes Barre Scranton Penguins (6-0-1-0, 8 pts, .929%, 2nd in Atlantic Division) vs Hershey Bears (3-2-2-0, 8 pts, .571%, 6th in Atlantic Division)
November 5, 2022 | 6:05 PM ET | Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza
LISTEN: WILK News Radio
|DATE||TIME||VISITING TEAM||SCORE||HOME TEAM||SCORE||RESULT|
|Sat., Oct. 29||6:05||WBS||2||HER||1||Win|
|Sun., Nov. 6||4:30||WBS||—||HER||—||—|
|Fri., Nov. 18||7:00||HER||—||WBS||—||—|
|Sun., Dec. 4||3:00||WBS||2||HER||—||—|
|Fri., Dec. 16||7:05||HER||—||WBS||—||—|
|Sat., Dec. 17||6:05||HER||—||WBS||—||—|
|Tues., Dec. 27||7:05||HER||—||WBS||—||—|
|Wed., Jan. 11||7:00||WBS||—||HER||—||—|
|Wed., Feb. 15||7:05||HER||—||WBS||—||—|
|Wed., Mar. 1||7:00||WBS||—||HER||—||—|
|GOALS|||||Alex Nylander – 4|||||Mike Vecchione – 3|
|ASSISTS|||||Filip Hållander, Xavier Ouellet, Drew O’Connor – 4|||||Mason Morelli, Mike Vecchione – 5|
|POINTS|||||Alex Nylander – 7|||||Mike Vecchione – 8|
|PIM|||||Kyle Olson – 15|||||Dylan McIlrath – 23|
|WINS|||||Dustin Tokarski – 4|||||Zach Fucale – 3|
|GAA|||||Dustin Tokarski – 1.38|||||Zach Fucale – 2.23|
NEWS AND NOTES
Wilkes Barre Scranton Penguins
Goaltender Dustin Tokarski was named AHL Goaltender of the Month on Tuesday after posting a 0.949 SAV% and a league leading 1.38 GAA.
The Pittsburgh Penguins called up Drew O’Conner on Monday after scoring 6 points in 8 games. Drake Caggiula will rejoin Wilkes-Barre/Scranton after appearing in 3 games with Pittsburgh.
The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins are at the top of the league with 13 points in 7 games.
Hershey is leading the AHL with a league-low 24.57 shots against per game.
Zach Frucale and Hunter Shepard are both ranked in the AHL’s top 20 in GAA this year. Frucale has posted a 2.23 GAA, while Shepard has a 2.42 GAA.
Preview compiled by Matthew McElligott
The Penguins take on the Bears tomorrow at 5:00 in Hershey.
The Penguins next home game is Friday, Nov. 11 at 7:05 against the Hartford Wolfpack. It’s another Eyewitness News Fan Friday, with select draft beers available for just $2 from 6-7:30pm, courtesy of Coors Light.
We’ll also be hosting our first Citizens Voice/Times Tribune Postgame Autograph Session of the season. Stick around after the game to meet two of your favorite Penguins players on the concourse.
Individual game tickets and season-ticket packages for the 2022-23 season are on sale now. Full-Season, 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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