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Penguins Game Report: Rochester 5, Penguins 4

January 19, 2019

Rochester 1 2 2 — 5 Penguins 2 1 1 — 4 First period: Scoring - 1, WBS, Angello (Prow, Blueger), 3:29; 2, Roc, Redmond (Wilson), 4:42; 3, WBS, Hayes (Cramarossa, Czuczman), 9:46. Penalties - WBS, Erkamps, tripping 6:42; Roc, Nylander, hooking 7:15.

Second period: Scoring - 4, Roc, O’Regan (Redmond), 7:48; 5, Roc, Redmond (C.J. Smith, Simpson), 12:28 (PP); 6, WBS, Johnson, 14:27. Penalties - WBS, Taylor, holding 11:29; Roc, MacWilliam, hooking 13:48; WBS, Lafferty, high-sticking 13:55.

Third period: Scoring - 7, Roc, Olofsson (O’Regan), 8:55; 8, Roc, Olofsson (Nylander), 14:31; 9, WBS, Angello (Miletic, Dea), 18:58. Penalties - None.

Shots on goal: Roc 14 10 12 - 36; WBS 10 7 6 - 23.

Goaltenders: Roc, Wedgewood (19 saves on 23 shots); WBS, Jarry (33 saves on 38 shots).

Power-play opportunities: Roc 1 for 3; WBS 0 for 3.

Referees: Beaudry Halkidis and Andrew Wilk. Linesmen: J.P. Waleski and Matt McNulty.

Attendance: 5,296.

Three stars

1. Rochester D Zach Redmond, two goals and assist

2. Rochester F Victor Olofsson, two goals

3. Penguins F Anthony Angello, two goals

By the numbers

10 - goals by Adam Johnson this season, making him the fourth Penguin to reach double digits.

Penguins lineup

Forwards: Cam Brown-Teddy BLueger-Anthony Angello

Adam Johnson-Sam Lafferty-Jimmy Hayes

Joseph Cramarossa-J.S. Dea-Ryan Haggerty

Sam Miletic-Linus Olund-Jarrett Burton

Defensemen: Kevin Czuczman-Macoy Erkamps

Matt Abt-Ethan Prow

Tim Erixon-Jeff Taylor

Game notes

• Penguins defensemen Zach Trotman and Chris Summers, as well as forward Ben Sexton, remained out of the lineup as injury scratches.

• Former Lehigh Valley forward Taylor Leier, who was involved in a trade this week, was a scratch after being assigned to Rochester.

Up next

Wilkes-Barre/Scranton faces the rival Hershey Bears at 3:05 p.m. today at Mohegan Sun Arena.

— TYLER PICCOTTI

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