Bears down Penguins in preseason opener

Forwards Dustin Gazley and Mathias Bau led the Hershey Bears to a 5-1 win over the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins in the AHL’s preseason opener at Mohegan Sun Arena on Wednesday night.

Gazley had two goals and an assist, Bau notched three assists, and netminder Parker Milner went the distance in goal, stopping 17 Penguins shots to earn the victory.

Hampus Gustafsson, Jeremy Langlois and Stephen Collins added goals for the Bears. Tom Mele had the lone goal for Wilkes-Barre/Scranton.