Pittsburgh Penguins top forward prospect Eric Tangradi is starting to step up in his play in Wilkes Barre after a slow start.
Tangradi collected his first AHL hat trick Wednesday night, scoring 3 goals and adding an assist in Wilkes Barre’s 5-1 victory over the Toronto Marlies.
Tangradi who has 9 points in his last 7 games, including….

6 goals during that span, was tied for the team lead with 6 shots on goal tonight.
Brett Sterling added a goal and 2 assists in the win. Joe Vitale who centers Tangradi and Sterling, had 3 assists in the win.
John Curry made 17 saves to record his 90th career win and 10th win of the season.