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Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins fall in shootout heartbreaker to Crunch, 2-1

It was a thriller between the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins and the Syracuse Crunch, but the Penguins lost in a heartbreaking shootout by a final of 2-1 in AHL action on Wednesday.

Sadly, for the Penguins, their three-game winning streak came to an end, as the team was playing with a ton of offensive momentum.

The scoring got going in favor of the Penguins thanks to a goal by Jon Lizotte. Wilkes-Barre/Scranton was able to generate a ton of opportunities but sadly they were all denied.

Syracuse was able to tie things up at the 2:05 mark of the third period, thanks to Cole Schwindt, who was able to record his first AHL goal.

Both teams skated through overtime and into the shootout frame, where Syracuse were able to cash in on their attempts and skate to the victory.

In the cage for the Penguins, Max Lagace was able to make 17 saves playing solidly in the cage.

The next game for the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins will be on March 6, when they travel to Newark, New Jersey Binghamton Devils, with the puck drop set for 7:00 p.m.

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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