The WBS Penguins faced off against the Rochester Americans tonight at the Mohegan Sun Arena where it was HOF Statue giveaway night, tonight it was Dennis Bonvie’s Statue
The first period wasn’t friendly for the WBS Penguins, Rochester scored twice almost three times but Hartzell and company kept the almost second goal out. The Amerks first goal came just 1:21 in as Luke Adam put on past Eric Hartzell Rochester’s second came as Joel Armia put some great moves on WBS Penguins D-Man passes to Frederick Roy who goes five hole on Hartzell.
The Amerks second rally spurred a goalie change enter stage left Jeff Deslauriers. Leaving the ice between the first and second WBS was trailing the Rochester Americans 2-0 but had 40 more minutes of hockey left in regulation.
Rochester managed to score another goal during the second frame Johan Larsson would regroup a fat Albert rebound from Jeff Deslauriers and poles it home making it three nothing Amerks with less than two minutes left in the second. Bobby Farnham and Roy did a little dancing have to score that one even, LeBlond was offering a few Brayden McNabb would do his best to stay away from him though.
All in all not a good second frame for the Penguins who now trailed by three goals with only twenty more minutes left to play things were not looking good at this point.
Action during the third, well let’s just say it was more of the second the Penguins getting some chances but Nathan Lieuwen had other plans stopping all twenty six of the WBS Penguins shots on net. The Amerks would shut down the Penguins taking tonight’s contest by a score of 4-0 yes Rochester would score a fourth goal it would be Joel Armia getting the tally and sending most of what was left of the Penguin home crowd heading for the exits.
The Penguins have now lost their second straight game on home ice with a record of 26-16-1-1 and 56 points they fall into a tie for second place in the East Division with the Norfolk Admirals.