Penn State hangs on vs Army

Penn State (4-1) needed three turnovers to beat Army (1-4) at home, 20-14, on Saturday afternoon. Army trailing by six, drove into Penn State territory with under two minutes to play and an opportunity for the win but a Jason Cabinda sack on 4th and 5 sealed the win for the Nittany Lions.

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Penn State’s offense was mediocre in the loss. Christian Hackenberg was 10-19 for 156 yards and 1 touchdown.

Army out-gained Penn State 293 to 264 and had 17 first downs to Penn State’s 12.

 

Steelers release Josh Scobee

The Pittsburgh Steelers have released kicker Josh Scobee and officially signed kicker Chris Boswell.

 

Pens to offer Gonchar role in organization

The Pittsburgh Penguins officially released Sergei Gonchar from his professional tryout contract today and Penguins GM Jim Rutherford hopes Gonchar accepts an off-ice role in the organization.

“If he’s not going to try and play somewhere else, we would really like to keep him in the organization,” Rutherford told Jason Mackey of the Tribune-Review. “”We feel that he would be a big asset to some of the things we’re doing.”

 

David Warsofsky, Kevin Porter placed on waivers

The Pittsburgh Penguins today placed defenseman David Warsofsky and forward Kevin Porter on waivers. Warsofsky, Porter will be assigned to Wilkes Barre/Scranton if both players clear waivers at 12:00 p.m. Sunday.

Rosters have to be down to a maximum 23 players by 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday.

 

Pirates Walk-Off in the 12th

A Starling Marte 2-run homer in the 12th inning delivered a 6-4 walk-off win over the Cincinnati Reds tonight. It was the Pirates 11th walk-off win this season and Marte’s 3rd career walk-off homer, 2nd this season.

 

More Dominance from Arrieta

Cubs ace Jake Arrieta threw six shutout innings in a 6-1 win over the Milwaukee Brewers Friday night. The Cubs could move one game behind the Pirates with a Pittsburgh loss tonight.

 

Penguins drop preseason finale 2-1

Penguins finish the preseason with a 3-5 record after a 2-1 loss to the Carolina Hurricanes tonight.

Marc Andre Fleury stopped 28 shots in a losing effort. Pascal Dupuis (1) scored his first preseason goal in the third period.

 

Kael Mouillierat nets OT winner for Wilkes Barre

Kael Mouilliert scored the game winning goal in 3-on-3 overtime with 24.7 seconds left to play, leading Wilkes Barre to a 2-1 win over Albany in preseason play.

Conor Sheary also scored for Wilkes Barre in the win.

 

Penguins Lines at Morning Skate

Lines

Kunitz – Crosby – Kessel

Plotnikov – Malkin – Hornqvist

Dupuis – Bonino – Sprong

Perron – Cullen – Farnham

D-Pairs

Cole – Letang

Maatta – Scuderi

Dumoulin – Clendening

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Source: Jason Mackey

 

Tom Sestito signs PTO with Wilkes Barre

Enforer Tom Sestito released from his professional tryout contract on Thursday, has signed a professional tryout contract with the Wilkes Barre/Scranton Penguins of the American Hockey League.