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HERSHEY BLANKS BABY PENGUINS, 5-0, IN GAME 2

by Staff Writer / Pittsburgh Penguins

Wilkes-Barre/Scranton is in a familiar situation – down 2-0 in an AHL playoff series with two road games ahead.

The Hershey Bears rolled past the Baby Penguins, 5-0, Saturday night in Wilkes-Barre to grab a 2-0 series lead in the East Division Finals.

The two teams meet Sunday at 5 p.m. in Hershey.

Wilkes-Barre/Scranton dropped both of its games at home to start its first playoff series this season against Bridgeport. However, the Baby Penguins won Games 3 and 4 on the road to even the series and eventually won it in seven games.

For the second-straight game, Wilkes-Barre/Scranton was outshot by a commanding margin. The Bears posted a 39-19 edge in shots. Dany Sabourin stopped 34 of them to get the loss in goal.

Eric Fehr scored twice for Hershey, while Kris Beech, Boyd Kane and Tomas Fleischmann added goals.

 

 

 

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