The Hershey Bears dumped the Lehigh Valley Phantoms 6-2 Wednesday night time on the PPL Middle in Allentown, PA. The victory improves the Bears file to 9-4-2-0 (20 factors) on the season.
After a scoreless first body, the Bears unleashed an offensive frenzy within the second interval, with targets from Shane Gersich, Paul Ladue, Joe Snively and Brian Pinho, giving the Bears a 4-0 lead late within the center body.
The Phantoms would notch their first tally of the sport simply as time was expiring within the second interval to make it 4-1 on the second intermission.
The Bears would make it 5-1 with a tally from Matt Moulson early within the closing body, however the Phantoms would shortly reply with an influence play aim to make it 5-2. Brian Pinho would add an empty internet aim for the 6-2 closing.
STARTERS Pheonix Copley (2-2-1-0, 3.36 GAA, .856 SV%) received the beginning between the pipes for the visiting Bears. Alex Lyon (0-0-0-0, 3.00 GAA, .909 sv%) received the beginning in aim for the Phantoms. The beginning ahead strains and defensive pairs for the Bears:
Scratches: Lucas Johansen (higher physique damage), Aliaksei Protas, Mason Morelli, Andrew Nielsen, Blake Pietila, Reece Wilcox, Taylor Nanne.
Garrett Pilon and Mike Sgarbossa have been recalled to the Capitals taxi squad on Monday. Brian Pinho and Philippe Maillet have been re-assigned from the Capitals taxi squad to the Hershey Bears on Tuesday.
Macoy Erkamps was returned to South Carolina and Billy Christopoulos was launched from his PTO this week.
Ahead Aliaskei Protas was re-assigned to the Bears on Thursday and is presently in quarantine. He could be part of group by the tip of the week.
FIRST PERIOD Eddie Whittchow was known as for a holding penalty early within the first interval and Kale Kessy was known as for roughing infraction halfway via the opening body, however the Bears penalty kill was as much as the duty.
In the midst of their second energy play, the Phantoms have been awarded a penalty shot on a holding name on Eddie Whittchow, however the try failed.
Matt Moulson was known as for slashing late within the opening interval, however the Bears penalty kill was capable of squash the man-advantage.
The primary interval would go scoreless. The Phantoms outshot the Bears 10-3. Lehigh Valley was 0 for 3 and the Bears 0 for 0 in energy performs within the first body.
SECOND PERIOD The Bears would lastly crack the seal with a shorthanded aim from Shane Gersich (2) at 10:18 of the second interval. Martin Fehervary (5) had the lone helper.
The Phantoms would rating their first of the night time as time was expiring within the second interval. Ryan Fitzgerald (6) would end at 19:58.
The second interval concluded with the Bears main 4-1. Lehigh Valley led in pictures 11-9 within the center body, and 21-12 after two durations. Hershey was 1 for two and Lehigh Valley 1 for five on the ability play after 40 minutes of play.
Kale Kessy and Garrett Wilson would drop the gloves late within the second interval.
THIRD PERIOD The Bears would make it 5-1 with a tally from Matt Moulson (4) at 4:16 of the ultimate body. Phil Maillet (4) and Brian Pinho (1) had the helpers.
The Phantoms would reply with an influence play aim from Zayde Knowledge (7) at 7:17 of the third interval.
The Phantoms would pull their goalie with about 5 minutes to go within the recreation, and Brian Pinho would add an empty internet aim for the 6-2 closing.
Jon has been a Caps fan since day one, attending his first recreation on the Capital Centre in 1974. His ardour for the Caps has grown over the a long time, which has included time as a season ticket holder, social media and neighborhood organizer, and most not too long ago led to the founding of NoVa Caps in 2014. Jon earned a Bachelor’s of Science in Civil Engineering at Outdated Dominion College, and is a Methods Engineer throughout intermissions, which has been instrumental in supporting his Capitals behavior.