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WBS PENGUINS GAME REPORT: 4/13/19 Bridgeport 5, Penguins 2

April 14, 2019

Bridgeport 2 1 2 — 5 Penguins 1 1 0 — 2 First period: Scoring - 1, WBS, Sexton (Lafferty, Addison), 1:07; 2, Bri, Bernier (Aho, Lorito), 2:36 (PP); 3, Bri, Vande Sompel (Aho, Wahlstrom), 18:09 (PP). Penalties - WBS, Drozg, slashing 1:49; Bri, Bellows, instigating, fighting and 10-minute misconduct 13:57; WBS, McGrath, fighting and match major (check to the head; served by Miletic) 13:57; WBS, Lafferty, tripping 17:03. Second period: Scoring - 4, WBS, Lucchini (Lafferty, Prow), 6:09 (PP); 5, Bri, Koivula (Bellows, Hutton), 15:39. Penalties - WBS, Burton, roughing and fighting 0:17; Bri, Jones, roughing and fighting 0:17; Bri, St. Denis, hooking 1:28; Bri, Wahlstrom, interference 5:28. Third period: Scoring - 6, Bri, Wahlstrom, 13:25; 7, Bri, Vande Sompel (Jones), 13:51. Penalties - WBS, Abt, roughing 0:44; WBS, Miletic, hooking 7:47; Bri, Bellows, tripping 14:14. Shots on goal: Bri 11 10 12 - 33; WBS 7 6 10 - 23. Goaltenders: Bri, Gibson (21 saves on 23 shots); WBS, D’Orio (28 saves on 33 shots). Power-play opportunities: Bridgeport 2 for 5; WBS 1 for 3. Referees: Carter Sandlak and Peter MacDougall. Linesmen: Tom DellaFranco and Bob Goodman. Three stars 1. Bridgeport D Mitch Vande Sompel — two goals 2. Bridgeport D Sebastian Aho — two assists 3. Penguins F Jake Lucchini — goal By the numbers 2 — assists for Penguins forward Sam Lafferty, giving him 34 and placing him fifth among all league rookies in that category. Game notes The team held its on-ice award ceremony prior to the game. Recipients were as follows: defensive player of the year, Jarrett Burton; media award, Kevin Czuczman; rookie of the year, Sam Lafferty; 3-stars award, Ryan Haggerty; community service award, Chris Summers; Booster Club fan favorite and team MVP, Tristan Jarry. ... Penguins GM Bill Guerin also presented Ethan Prow with his second team all-AHL award, and each Penguin that scored his first AHL goal during the season received a commemorative puck. Up next The Penguins conclude the season today at 3:05 p.m. against the Binghamton Devils at Mohegan Sun Arena. — TYLER PICCOTTI AHL Saturday’s Games  Belleville 3, Toronto 2, OT  Hershey 4, Utica 1  Iowa 3, Rockford 0  Milwaukee 5, Grand Rapids 0  Syracuse 4, Rochester 3  Bridgeport 5, Penguins 2  Laval 4, Binghamton 3, OT  Lehigh Valley 3, Hartford 2, SO  Providence 5, Springfield 3  Chicago 4, Manitoba 2  San Antonio at Texas, (n.)  San Jose at Colorado, (n.)  Ontario at Bakersfield, (n.)  San Diego at Tucson, (n.) Today’s Games  Rochester at Belleville, 2 p.m.  Binghamton at Penguins, 3:05 p.m.  Springfield at Providence, 3:05 p.m.  Cleveland at Toronto, 4 p.m.  Hartford at Hershey, 5 p.m.  Manitoba at Chicago, 5 p.m.  Syracuse at Utica, 5 p.m.  Milwaukee at Rockford, 7 p.m.  Bakersfield at Stockton, 8 p.m. End of regular season