April 11, 2023 Nick Hart
Penguins weekly

Penguins have two games remaining, season finale on Saturday night

WEEKLY – Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (26-31-7-6) hosts Fan Appreciation Night against Charlotte


Penguins Weekly Rewind

Weekly Rewind

Wednesday, Apr. 5 – PENGUINS 0 vs. Charlotte 5
Wilkes-Barre/Scranton was shut-out for the first time this season. Consequently, the Penguins were mathematically eliminated from postseason contention.

Friday, Apr. 7 – PENGUINS 1 at Providence 3
Despite generating 37 shots and a 17-4 shot differential in the third period, the Penguins lost to the Bruins. Jami Krannila scored his first pro goal on the power-play in the final frame.

Saturday, Apr. 8 – PENGUINS 8 at Bridgeport 2
The Penguins routed the Islanders and dashed their playoff hopes. There were eight different multi-point performers, with Ty Glover, Nathan Légaré and Drake Caggiula all scoring two goals. Glover had a career-best four-point game (2G-2A).

Monday, Apr. 10 – PENGUINS 0 at Laval 4
The Penguins were left stunned after Rocket goalie Cayden Primeau made 41 saves for the shutout on Monday. The Penguins put 20 shots on net during the second period, but Primeau kept his team ahead, 1-0, until they pulled away with three goals in the third.

The Week Ahead

Friday, Apr. 14 – PENGUINS at Hartford
Wilkes-Barre/Scranton wraps up its four-game road trip by taking on the Wolf Pack. Hartford is jockeying with three other teams for home-ice advantage in the first round of the playoffs, but the Penguins could play spoiler on their upward trajectory.

Saturday, Apr. 15 – PENGUINS vs. Charlotte
The Penguins bring a close to their 2022-23 season with McDonald’s Fan Appreciation Night. Every fan in attendance will receive a scratch-off card with various prizes. Meanwhile, the Penguins will be motivated to avenge their shutout loss to the Checkers from last week.

Ice Chips

– Eight goals in the Penguins’ Saturday win at Bridgeport matched their season high, last tallied on Dec. 9 vs. Cleveland.

– Wilkes-Barre/Scranton and Laval combined for 78 shots on Monday, the highest total for a Penguins game this season.

– Jonathan Gruden has 12 points (3G-9A) in his last 12 games.

– With two assists on Saturday, Gruden established a new career-high single-season point total (30).

– With two goals on Saturday, Nathan Légaré a new career-high single-season goal total (8).

– On Friday. Jami Krannila became the ninth Penguin to record his first AHL goal this season.





* = rookie
x = currently with Pittsburgh



DATE                 OPPONENT       LOCATION                                    TIME      

Fri, Apr. 14        Hartford            XL Center                                       7:00 p.m.

Sat, Apr. 15       Charlotte           Mohegan Sun Arena                    6:05 p.m.



Thu, Apr. 6      (RW) Alex Nylander                        Recalled to PIT

Thu, Apr. 6      (RW) Alex Nylander              Reassigned from PIT

Fri, Apr. 7        (RW) Alex Nylander                        Recalled to PIT

Sun, Apr. 9      (RW) Alex Nylander              Reassigned from PIT

Tue, Apr. 11    (RW) Alex Nylander                        Recalled to PIT


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