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Klingberg scores twice, Pasquale makes 20 saves as IceCaps blank Penguins 5-0

Friday, 12.06.2013 / 8:55 PM / News

The Canadian Press

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Klingberg scores twice, Pasquale makes 20 saves as IceCaps blank Penguins 5-0

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - Carl Klingberg scored two goals and Eddie Pasquale stopped 20 shots as the St. John's IceCaps blanked the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins 5-0 on Friday in American Hockey League action.

Zach Redmond, Jerome Samson and Andrew Gordon also scored for the IceCaps (12-9-3).

Klingberg opened the scoring for the IceCaps at the 15:09 mark of the first period with a backhand from the face-off circle that beat Penguins' (13-6-1) goaltender Eric Hartzell blocker side.

Klingberg scored again midway through the second period, finishing a pass from JC Lipon, who was behind the net, to make it 2-0 St. John's.

Redmond made it 3-0 before the second period was through when he scored on the power play.

Samson and Gordon scored 1:05 apart in the third period to complete St. John's offence.

Hartzell made 24 saves for Wilkes-Barre/Scranton.

The IceCaps went 2 for 5 on the power play while the Penguins failed to score on five chances with the man advantage.

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