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Wilkes-Barre/Scranton keeps rolling with season-long, six-game point streak

WEEKLY – Penguins (20-12-5-0) remain unbeaten in regulation in 2024, but have challenging week in store

Penguins Weekly Rewind

Friday, Jan. 12 – PENGUINS 2 at Providence 3 (OT)
Goals by Sam Poulin and Ty Smith put Wilkes-Barre/Scranton in a 2-0 lead entering the second intermission. Despite an inspired, five-for-five showing on the penalty kill, the Penguins couldn’t stave off the Bruins. An empty-net, extra-attacker tally by the P-Bruins forced OT, where Ian Mitchell won the game.

Saturday, Jan. 13 – PENGUINS 4 at Bridgeport 3
The Penguins took off early and bullied the Islanders to take a 3-0 lead. However, Bridgeport clawed back into the game and eventually tied things up. Jonathan Gruden delivered the winner for Wilkes-Barre/Scranton with 1:45 left in regulation. Corey Andonovski notched a career-high three points (1G-2A)

Monday, Jan. 15 – PENGUINS 3 at Springfield 2
This time, it was the Penguins’ turn to come from behind, as they erased a two-goal deficit in the second period then pulled ahead in the third. Will Butcher started the rally with a power-play goal, followed by Jesse Puljujärvi’s first goal in Black and Gold. Poulin capped the comeback at 6:49 of the third period.

The Weekly Ahead

Wednesday, Jan. 17 – PENGUINS vs. Providence
The Penguins and Bruins wrap up their six-game season series. Providence has a narrow edge in the series, three-wins-to-two, and has won nine-straight at Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza.

Saturday, Jan. 20 – PENGUINS at Hershey
Wilkes-Barre/Scranton goes toe-to-toe with their bitter rival who still stands atop the league standings. However, the Bears have lost three of their last four games, including back-to-back losses for the first time all season.

Sunday, Jan. 21 – PENGUINS vs. Springfield
A Kids Free Sunday is the setting for the season series finale between the Penguins and T-Birds. Wilkes-Barre/Scranton is 4-0-1-0 in its season series with Springfield, but 11 of the last 17 games between the clubs were settled by one goal.

Ice Chips

– On Wednesday, Joel Blomqvist was named to the 2024 AHL All-Star Classic presented by Tech CU in San Jose, California.

– Joel Blomqvist ranks third in the league in goals against average (2.19) and seventh in save percentage (.920).

– All six of Wilkes-Barre/Scranton’s games in the New Year have been decided by one goal (4-0-2-0).

– The Penguins’ penalty kill is 19-for-20 over the team’s six-game point streak.

– Sam Poulin has scored a goal in four-straight games.

– With an assist on Monday, Vinnie Hinostroza achieved 100 career AHL points.






* = rookie
X = not on current roster


DATE                  OPPONENT       LOCATION                             TIME      

Wed, Jan. 17      Providence        Mohegan Sun Arena            7:05 p.m.

Sat, Jan. 20        Hershey              Giant Center                         7:00 p.m.

Sun, Jan. 21       Springfield         Mohegan Sun Arena            3:05 p.m.


Sat, Jan. 15     (LW) Jordan Frasca         Reassigned by PIT from WHL

Sat, Jan. 15     (C) Colin White                                         Recalled to PIT

Sat, Jan. 15     (D) Ryan Shea                                     Reassigned by PIT

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