Four 4s

The Empire Jr B Penguins came away with two 4-4 ties this weekend against the Buffalo Stars. In both games the Penguins gave up a late game lead to take them into overtime. In game one the Penguins took a 4-3 lead into the third period on two goals by Tyler Fitzgerald, a goal by Jayson Angus and a power play goal by Ed Blanciak.  Penguins goalie Matt Schmidlin faced 26 shots and notched his 3rd tie of the regular season. Game two saw the Penguins take the lead on a penalty shot by Jayson Angus with 3:42 remaining in the game. Unfortunately at 1:09 the stars put the tying goal behind the Penguins Eric Ekberg. The game ended in a second straight 4-4 tie.  This weekend the Penguins travel to Philadelphia to take on the Revolution.