Ryan Flanagan was all over the ice for Wilkes-Barre, as he tallied one goal and five assists in Wilkes-Barre\’s 8-3 win over Roc City.
Flanagan beat Justin Nevinger with a shot 19:51 into the second period to make the score 7-1 Wilkes-Barre. Richard Zemanek picked up the assist. Flanagan dished an assist on Tanner Kahlau\’s goal that made the score 2-0 Wilkes-Barre at 6:08 into the second period. He then added assists on Dylan Gulick\’s goal at 14:09 into the second, on Connor Landrigan\’s goal at 16:48 into the second, on Derrick Wruble\’s goal at 19:30 into the second, and on Lucas Ethington\’s goal at 5:09 into the third.
Wilkes-Barre forced Roc City\’s goalies to work hard to keep the puck out of the net, ripping 41 shots and forcing 33 saves. Nevinger made six stops and Patrick Massey made 27. Wilkes-Barre surpassed its usual scoring output this season. This season, Wilkes-Barre averages 3.3 goals per contest.
Wilkes-Barre additionally got points from Brett Welsh, who also grabbed one goal and one assist, Wruble, who also registered one goal and three assists, and Landrigan, who also finished with one goal and three assists. In addition, Wilkes-Barre received assists from Ryan Karpovich, Zacharia Ouladelhadjahmed, and Stephen Aponik, who each chipped in one.
Roc City\’s offense rang up 40 shots on Wilkes-Barre\’s net.
Wilkes-Barre\’s Mathieu Beaudet stopped 37 shots out of the 40 that he faced. Wilkes-Barre incurred 16 minutes in penalty time with eight minors. Roc City incurred 22 minutes in penalty time with six minors.