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PENGUINS GAME REPORTHershey 5, Penguins 1

December 29, 2018

Hershey 2 2 1 — 5 Penguins 0 1 0 — 1 First periods: Scoring - 1, Her, Walker (Megna, Ikonen), 0:16; 2, Her, Besse (Leach), 2:00. Penalties - Her, Whitney, tripping 2:49. Second period: Scoring - 3, Her, Whitney (O’Brien, Johnson), 7:13; 4, Her, Sgarbossa (Walker, Ness), 8:17; 5, WBS, Cramarossa (Burton), 15:37. Penalties - WBS, Czuczman, holding 4:10; WBS, Wilson, unsportsmanlike conduct 8:54. Third period: Scoring - 6, Her, Pilon (Watson, Vanecek), 2:08. Penalties - None. Shots on goal: Her 8 7 6 - 21; WBS 8 9 6 -23. Goaltenders: Her, Vanecek (20 saves on 21 shots); WBS, Peters (16 saves on 21 shots). Power-play opportunities: Her 0 for 2; WBS 0 for 1. Referees: Dan Kelly and Olivier Gouin. Linesmen: Tom DellaFranco and Tyler Loftus. Three stars 1. Hershey F Nathan Walker, goal and assist 2. Hershey F Grant Besse, goal 3. Hershey D Aaron Ness, two assists By the numbers 23.8 — Hershey’s overall shooting percentage in the game, due in large part thanks to the quality of its scoring chances Penguins lineup Forwards: Garrett Wilson-Teddy Blueger-Anthony Angello Joseph Cramarossa-J.S. Dea-Ryan Haggerty Adam Johnson-Sam Lafferty-Ben Sexton Jarrett Burton-Linus Olund-Jimmy Hayes Defensemen: Kevin Czuczman-Macoy Erkamps Kevin Spinozzi-Ethan Prow Matt Abt-Chad Ruhwedel Goaltenders: Anthony Peters-John Muse Pens notes • Wilkes-Barre/Scranton recalled Kevin Spinozzi from Wheeling earlier Friday. He had recorded 11 goals and 28 points in the ECHL this season. • Pittsburgh assigned Chad Ruhwedel to the Penguins on a conditioning stint. The defenseman had played 11 NHL games this season, but last took the ice in a game on Nov. 19. Ruhwedel appeared in 28 games with Wilkes-Barre/Scranton in 2016-17, recording 16 points. Up next The Penguins are right back at it tonight in Allentown for a 7:05 p.m. puck drop against the Phantoms. — TYLER PICCOTTI

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