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Goaltender Jarry scores for Penguins

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. … Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins goaltender Tristan Jarry made American Hockey League history on Wednesday afternoon when he became just the 14th AHL goaltender in 83 seasons to be credited with scoring a goal.

With Springfield’s net empty for an extra attacker, Jarry sent a shot down the length of the ice and in for the first goal by a Penguins goaltender in team history.

Wilkes-Barre/Scranton went on to a 5-1 win over the Thunderbirds.

Jarry is the ninth AHL goaltender to be credited with a goal by actually shooting the puck into the opposition net. In addition to his goal, Jarry finished with 30 saves in the contest.

Goals Scored by AHL Goaltenders
Darcy Wakaluk, Rochester – Dec. 5, 1987 at Utica
Paul Cohen, Springfield – Mar. 28, 1992 vs. Rochester
Robb Stauber, Rochester – Oct. 9, 1995 at Prince Edward Island
Christian Bronsard, Syracuse – Oct. 30, 1999 at Rochester
Jean-Francois Labbe, Hartford – Feb. 5, 2000 at Quebec
Chris Mason, Milwaukee – Oct. 15, 2001 at Utah
Antero Niittymaki, Philadelphia – Apr. 11, 2004 at Hershey (OT goal)
Seamus Kotyk, Milwaukee – Apr. 17, 2005 at San Antonio
Drew MacIntyre, Manitoba – Feb. 20, 2008 at Chicago (OT goal)
Chris Holt, Binghamton – Mar. 19, 2010 vs. Rochester
Reto Berra, Lake Erie – Jan. 16, 2015 at Chicago
Jonas Gustavsson, Bakersfield – Mar. 24, 2017 vs. San Diego
Alex Nedeljkovic, Charlotte – Mar. 10, 2018 vs. Hartford
Tristan Jarry, W-B/Scranton – Nov. 14, 2018 at Springfield