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Conor Sheary has two goals to lead Penguins in 5-1 win over IceCaps

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WILKES BARRE, Pa. - Conor Sheary scored twice to power the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins to a 5-1 victory over the St. John's IceCaps in American Hockey League action on Wednesday.

Tom Kostopoulos had a goal and an assist for the Penguins (21-17-4), and Bobby Farnham and Scott Wilson, with an empty-net goal, rounded out the attack.

Keaton Ellerby had the lone goal for St. John's (17-20-6), finding the back of the net while shorthanded at 18:52 of the second period.

Wilkes-Barre/Scranton's Matt Murray picked up the win with 25 saves.

IceCaps goalie Connor Hellebuyck made stopped 30-of-34 shots in the losing effort.

The Penguins scored once on four power-play chances while St. John's was held scoreless on five opportunities with the man advantage.

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