Kukla's Korner

The Puck Stops Here

AHL’s Top Team

A week and a half ago I wrote about the Toronto Marlies (Maple Leaf farm affiliate) leading in the AHL standings.  They have been passed after splitting a series with the St John's Ice Caps (Montreal Canadiens affiliate).  The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins (Pittsburgh farm affilate) has moved into first place.

Wilkes-Barre/Scranton has a record of 8-2 with one loss giving a regulation tie point.  This gives them an .850 winning percentage.  They have points in their last eight games played.

Wilkes-Barre/Scranton is the team with the fewest goals against this season.  This is thanks to some top flight goaltending.  Casey DeSmith has a .962 saves percentage and a 1.00 GAA.  e is sharing the load with Tristan Jarry who is posting a .936 saves percentage and a 1.69 GAA.  Both are among the league leaders.

Their offence is led by rookie Jake Guentzel who has 12 points in 10 games played.

The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins have been a solid playoff team for the past several years.  Last year they made the second round of the playoffs.  It is a very well run franchise if the Stanley Cup champions farm affiliate can also have the top AHL team.

Filed in: | The Puck Stops Here | Permalink
 

Comments

Be the first to comment.

Add a Comment

Please limit embedded image or media size to 575 pixels wide.

Add your own avatar by joining Kukla's Korner, or logging in and uploading one in your member control panel.

Captchas bug you? Join KK or log in and you won't have to bother.

Smileys

Notify me of follow-up comments?

Feed

Most Recent Blog Posts

About The Puck Stops Here

imageThe Puck Stops Here was founded during the 2004/05 lockout as a place to rant about hockey. The original site contains over 1000 posts, some of which were also published on FoxSports.com.

Who am I? A diehard hockey fan.

Why am I blogging? I want to.

Why are you reading it? ???

Email: y2kfhl@hotmail.com

haberistanbul evden eve nakliyat affenspiele.net mimispiele.comgebze evden eve nakliyat solitaire oyna
turkce.yurtdisi-fx.com agario.surf agario paper.io