LAVAL — Andrey Pedan completed a hat trick on the power play in the second period and it stood as the winner to lift the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins past the Laval Rocket 4-3 on Saturday for their seventh straight win in American Hockey League action.
Teddy Blueger also chipped in for the Penguins (23-10-3) and Anthony Peters made 23 saves.
Adam Cracknell struck twice for Laval (16-18-7), the AHL affiliate of the Montreal Canadiens. Éric Gélinas had the other goal and Michael McNiven stopped 37 shots.
Wilkes-Barre/Scranton converted twice on six power plays and the Rocket were 1 for 3.