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.