AHL Shots on Goal: Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins vs Manchester Monarchs
Zatkoff over Thiessen in Shootout
Monarchs goaltender Jeff Zatkoff (4-2-1) picks up his fourth win on the season with a 4-3 shootout win over the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins. Zats stopped 35 of 38 shots in regulation and 3 of 4 in the shootout.
“Zatkoff did a wonderful job in net,” head coach Mark Morris said. “The game went back and forth and when we needed him, he was there.”
The third year netminder is riding a small win streak posting 3 victory’s in his last 3 starts.
For the second night in a row the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins found themselves on the losing end of a shootout, this time Brad Thiessen (9-3-1) took the loss. He stopped 25 of 28 shots in regulation and 2 of 5 snipers in the shootout.