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Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins down Devils, 5-1

The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins were able to defeat the Binghamton Devils by a 5-1 in preseason hockey action on Sunday.

Wilkes-Barre/Scranton was powered by five different players, as the team really improved throughout the entire game.

Tim Schaller, who is at the Penguins training camp, was the first to score. Schaller was able to take advantage of a turnover and snapped the puck by the Binghamton goalkeeper at the 2:41 mark of the first period.

The Penguins recorded four shots in the first period and gained a ton of momentum as the game went along. Josh Maniscalco found the back of the cage to give Wilkes-Barre/Scranton a 2-0 lead at the 2:43 mark.

It was some gritty play by the Penguins that were able to help them find their third goal, as Jonathan Gruden and Chase Berger combined to work the puck away from Binghamton, which resulted in Zack Nastasiuk scoring at the 11:47 mark of the third period.

Playing well in the cage for the Wilkes-Barre Scranton Penguins was Emil Lad who had 21 saves in the winning effort.

As of now the Penguins preseason will continue on February 2 when they take on Lehigh Valley, but the incoming snowstorm may change those plans.

For more information on the Wilkes-Barre Scranton Penguins fans are encouraged to click on the link seen here:

Wilkes-Barre / Scranton Penguins Official Website (wbspenguins.com)

 

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