Penguins Hold Off Bears

So you thought there were no more penguins to root for in hockey this season? The NHL Penguins may have bowed out of the playoffs last week, but their minor league AHL cousins affectionately known as the Baby Penguins, who officially go by the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins defeated the Hershey Bears, 2-1, in the decisive Game 5 of their Eastern Conference quarterfinal series to take the series 3 games to 2.  By virtue of winning the series, the Penguins advance to the second round of the 2012 Calder Cup Playoffs to take on the St. John’s IceCaps beginning Tuesday night in Newfoundland.


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