Pittsburgh Jr Penguins 5 – NY Apple Core 2
Your Pens faced off last weekend at home for two games against the New York Apple Core.
'The boys' were ready to make a statement against the team that was one point in front of them in the standings before the drop of the puck.
5:20 into the first frame thePenguins Brett beat Apple Core Goal Keeper, Grothaus. However, Apple Core's Sorkin was quick to tie things up when he put the vulcanized rubber biscuit past Penguins Goalie, Allen at the 13:36 mark.
The first period scoring finished off with the Pens Brett burying another puck into the back of the Apple Core cage with help from Hovanec. The shots were plentiful but even in the first frame while Pittsburgh maintained a narrow lead.
Well into the second period, Penguin winger Leonelli invaded the 'Core's crease' with a perfect shot through the legs of Grothaus. 1 minute 25 seconds later, Apple Cores Travers took a pass from Shinnick to keep the Core close. While AC took the lead in shots on goal, the Pens kept their one goal advantage.
By the third period, the bus legsmust have taken their toll on AC as the Jr B Pens notched two more goals.
FINAL SCORE – Pitt 5 – Apple Core 2
Total shots on goal for the game – Jr Penguins 29 & Apple Core 31
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