9 Apr, 24
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Wilkes-Barre/Scranton is clinched, on season-high five-game win streak

WEEKLY – Penguins (36-22-8-1) will play their final two home games of the regular season this weekend

Penguins Weekly Rewind

Friday, Apr. 5 – PENGUINS 3 vs. Cleveland 2 (OT)
The Penguins clinched a playoff spot by beating the Monsters, thanks to Radim Zohorna’s overtime heroics. Two points from Evan Vierling (1G-1A) and Jagger Joshua (2A) combined with 28 saves from Joel Blomqvist clinched a playoff berth.

Saturday, Apr. 6 – PENGUINS 6 at Bridgeport 3
With their playoff seeding still uncertain, the Penguins rode an Austin Rueschhoff hat trick to a 6-3 win over the Islanders. Ty Smith gathered a career-high four assists, while Ludovic Waeber turned aside 17 shots for his first win as a Penguin.

Sunday, Apr. 7 – PENGUINS 5 vs. Lehigh Valley 1
A dominant win on Sunday afternoon gave the Penguins their fifth win in a row and completed a perfect three-in-three. Blomqvist delivered another gem with 35 saves. Jack Rathbone notched the first shorthanded goal of his career, Avery Hayes potted the first multi-point game (1G-1A) of his career, and Matty De St. Phalle tucked his first pro goal.

The Weekly Ahead

Friday, Apr. 12 – PENGUINS vs. Bridgeport
The Penguins begin another three-in-three when they host the Islanders on Friday night. Wilkes-Barre/Scranton has a perfect record against the Islanders this season, going 3-0-0-0.

Saturday, Apr. 13 – PENGUINS vs. Hershey
The Penguins wrap up their home schedule with McDonald’s Fan Appreciation Night, their first meeting with the Bears since Feb. 23. Hershey has already secured the Atlantic Division title and could clinch the Macgregor Kilpatrick Trophy on Saturday.

Sunday, Apr. 14 – PENGUINS at Hershey
The Penguins make their final trip to the Giant Center this season, looking for their first win in the building. Wilkes-Barre/Scranton is 2-7-1-0 against Hershey this season.

Ice Chips

  • So far in April, the Penguins have converted on 4-of-15 power plays (26.7%) and neutralized all 15 opposing power plays.
  • The Penguins have successfully killed 21-straight power plays dating back to Mar. 23.
  • Vinnie Hinostroza is on a five-game point streak, gathering six points (3G-3A).
  • Radim Zohorna is on a five-game point streak, amassing seven points (2G-5A).
  • Evan Vierling has five points (2G-3A) and a four-game point streak to start his AHL career.



x = clinched playoffs
y = clinched division


Goalies 4/9/24

* = rookie
# = not on current roster


Fri, Apr. 12BridgeportMohegan Sun Arena7:05 p.m.
Sat, Apr. 13HersheyMohegan Sun Arena6:05 p.m.
Sun, Apr. 14HersheyGiant Center5:00 p.m.


Wed, Apr. 3 (G) Joel BlomqvistReturned on loan by PIT
Thu, Apr. 4 (RW) Logan PietilaSigned to ATO
Thu, Apr. 4(C) Sam PoulinRecalled by PIT
Sun, Apr. 7(C) Jansen HarkinsConditioning loan from PIT
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