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31 Jan, 23
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Wilkes-Barre/Scranton caught in jam-packed Atlantic Division playoff picture

WEEKLY – Penguins (20-16-2-3) placed in standings crunch where five points separate third place from seventh place

Penguins Weekly Rewind

Tuesday, Jan. 24 – PENGUINS 1 at Utica 5 (restart)
Wilkes-Barre/Scranton and Utica restarted their suspended contest from Oct. 17 with 2:43 left in the second period, but the Comets added three goals to their existing, 2-1 lead.

Wednesday, Jan. 25 – PENGUINS 2 at Rochester 3
The Penguins let a 2-0 lead slip away as Rochester used a third-period power-play goal to take the win in these clubs’ first meeting of the season. Alex Nylander and Sam Houde put the puck in the net for Wilkes-Barre/Scranton in the first period.

Friday, Jan. 27 – PENGUINS 2 at Lehigh Valley 4
A third-period surge featuring tallies from Tyler Sikura and Corey Andonovski wasn’t enough to overcome the four-goal hole the Penguins were in. The Phantoms evened the season series with the Pens at three wins apiece through six meetings.

Saturday, Jan. 28 – PENGUINS 3 vs. Bridgeport 1
The Penguins grinded out a pivotal win on home ice, riding a two-goal outing from Valtteri Puustinen and a 28 save-performance by Taylor Gauthier to victory.

The Weekly Ahead

Wednesday, Feb. 1 – PENGUINS vs. Springfield
For the third game in a row, Wilkes-Barre/Scranton takes on a team that they are tied with in the division standings. The Pens and T-Birds have split their season series at one win apiece.

Friday, Feb. 3 – PENGUINS at Springfield
The second game of a home-and-home between the Pens and T-Birds takes place on Springfield’s ice. In the T-Birds’ last four games of January, their power play went 8-for-22 (36.4%).

Saturday, Feb. 4 – PENGUINS at Hartford
Wilkes-Barre/Scranton looks to enter the All-Star Break on a high note by taking on another divisional foe. The Wolf Pack have earned points in 10 of their last 3 games (6-3-2-2). Drake Caggiula has four assists in three games against Hartford.

Ice Chips

  • Drake Caggiula posted 15 points (4G-11A) in 12 games during January.
  • Caggiula is on a four-game point streak (1G-4A), tying a pro career-high.
  • Tyler Sikura has seven points (1G-6A) in his last six games.
  • Taylor Gauthier is on a three-game win streak, posting a 1.79 goals against average and .926 save percentage since Jan. 7.
  • With an assist on Friday, Taylor Fedun recorded the 200th point of his AHL career.
  • Today is Filip Lindberg’s 24th birthday.





* = rookie
x = currently with Pittsburgh


Wed, Feb. 1SpringfieldMohegan Sun Arena7:05 p.m.
Fri, Feb. 3SpringfieldMassMutual Center7:05 p.m.
Sat, Feb. 4 HartfordXL Center7:00 p.m.


Mon, Jan. 30(LW) Brooklyn KalmikovReassigned by PIT
Mon, Jan. 30(G) Dustin Tokarski Reassigned by PIT
Tue, Jan. 31(LW) Brooklyn KalmikovReassigned to WHL
Tue, Jan. 31(G) Tommy NappierReassigned to WHL
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