Abbotsford Heat lose second straight to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins

WILKES BARRE, Pa. – Eric Tangradi scored twice and Brad Thiessen made 30 saves Friday as the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins topped the Abbotsford Heat 5-2 in American Hockey League play.

Joe Vitale, with a goal and two assists, Dustin Jeffrey and Brett Sterling also scored for the Penguins (23-6-0). Jeffrey also picked up an assist, while Steve Wagner added two helpers.

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Jon Rheault and Greg Nemisz had the goals for Abbotsford (16-14-3), while Leland Irving stopped 29-of-34 shots.

The Penguins finished the penalty-filled affair 2-for-8 with the man advantage, while the Heat wound up 0-for-4.

Wilkes-Barre/Scranton defeated Abbotsford 2-1 on Wednesday.