Top Left Header
Arrow Anaheim Ducks Arizona Coyotes Boston Bruins Buffalo Sabres Calgary Flames Carolina Hurricanes Chicago Blackhawks Colorado Avalanche Columbus Blue Jackets Dallas Stars Detroit Red Wings Edmonton Oilers Florida Panthers Los Angeles Kings Minnesota Wild Montreal Canadiens Nashville Predators New Jersey Devils New York Islanders New York Rangers Ottawa Senators Philadelphia Flyers Pittsburgh Penguins St. Louis Blues San Jose Sharks Tampa Bay Ligthning Toronto Maple Leafs Vancouver Canucks Vegas Golden Knights Washington Capitas Winnipeg Jets
(Logo Source:
Follow on... Follow OurHometown on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Follow us on RSS
Penguins Take Bears 5-3
By Butch Pettit

Penguins Take Bears 5-3
It was the classic WBS Hershey Bears showdown tonight at the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza a decent midweek crowd

Wilkes-Barre - March 11, 2015 -

It was the classic WBS Hershey Bears showdown tonight at the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza a decent midweek crowd a contingent of Bears fans were on hand as well tonight.

It was the WBS Penguins getting on the boards first Jayson Megna  put one past Hershey's Grubauer but it was waived off immediately by the ref and play carried on.  A little while after Hershey was called for a hook the goal reviewed and awarded to WBS, Penguins up one to none.

The Hershey Bears would even it up a few minutes later as they got one past Matt Murray. At the buzzer it was still even 1-1 Hershey out shot WBS for the first period 14-7 but the Pens were looking good.

Beginning of the second period seemed like the ice was tipped toward the WBS Penguins end as the Pens were having trouble clearing the zone but eventually got the job done. Hershey would get the go ahead goal on a fast break two on one Dustin Gazley would get the tally.

The WBS Penguins would start buzzing in the Hershey end seeming to gain momentum, hard work paid off for WBS as Barry Goers sank the Penguins second goal making it 2-2 late in the second. That's where it would end heading off for the second intermission WBS looking at 20 more minutes to gain the edge.

Hershey would tally a third goal making it 3-2 Bears early in the third, but the WBS Penguins fires right back with a goal of their own as Matia Marcantuoni evened things up at three each.Matt Murray got called for a trip giving the Bears a chance to go up a goal but the WBS PK holds and kills it.

Later in the period Tom Kostopoulos gives the Pens a 4-3 lead giving the Penguins a lift and momentum. Hershey would take a third TMM penalty giving the Pens a power play until the end of regulation and guess what, yep the Pens take advantage. Conor Sheary would get the Penguins 5th of the game making it 5-3 WBS for the win.

Coaches interview after tonight's win against the Hershey Bears

Follow Me on TwitterButch Pettit has always been a Pittsburgh Fan bleeding black and gold, blogging about the Penguins and their Affiliates If you have questions or wish to contact Butch, you can email him at


2021-22 Hometown Hockey NHL Playoff Pool
Spitfires 7-5 win over Kitchener, leads to first place in the Western Conference
Cuylle scores in overtime to continue the Spitfires winning streak
Fans treated on Family Day with a Spitfires 6-3 Win over Saginaw


Title - Story Count
3,468 Hockey Stories so far,
and Growing Daily!
2021-22 Hometown Hockey NHL Playoff Pool

Write for

Title - Top Ten Scorers
97 McDavid, Connor 561051.88
29 Draisaitl, Leon 56841.50
63 Marchand, Brad 53691.30
16 Marner, Mitch 55671.22
34 Matthews, Auston 52661.27
96 Rantanen, Mikko 52661.27
88 Kane, Patrick 56661.18
29 MacKinnon, Nathan 48651.35
55 Scheifele, Mark 56631.13
87 Crosby, Sidney 55621.13
Stat Database Last Updated:
Oct. 13, 2021 @ 5:42 AM EDT

Twitter Header