Away Game: 18
AHL Game: 593
Who: Hershey Bears
Where: Hersheypark Stadium
When: 5:00 p.m. EST
Last Game: Tuesday in Norfolk, the Pens won 4-2. Alex Grant and Riley Holzapfel both had a goal and two assists in the win. For Hershey, Friday they hosted the Lake Erie Monsters and lost 3-2. Boyd Kane recorded a goal in the contest, his 200th point as a Hershey Bear.
Last Meeting: January 11 in Wilkes-Barre, the Pens won 1-0. Brian Dumoulin had the goal and Brad Thiessen stopped all 23 shots faced.
Record: For WBS: 18-17-2-1 (39 pts., 4th place East Division) For HER: 20-18-1-1 (42 pts., 3rd place East Division)
Why you should care: I shouldn’t have to answer this. It’s the AHL Outdoor Classic! Games like these don’t come around often.
Referee(s): Chris Ciamaga / Chris Brown
Linesmen: Bob Goodman / Scott Pomento
Twitter: @wbspenguins / @TheHersheyBears
Facebook: /WilkesBarreScrantonPenguins // /TheHersheyBears
Beat Writers: @CVBombulie / @timleone
Broadcasters: WBS: Tom Grace @TGracePens and Mike O’Brien @MikeOBrienWBS / HER: Scott Stuccio @ScottStuccio and Randy “Rock” Johnson @RRJ_Hockey
Fan Bloggers: @nafsnep / @SweetestHockey
Radio: For WBS: 102.3 The Mountain / For Hershey: 1460 The Ticket
Television: AHL Live
Other Game to Watch: Tough sell with this being the marquee matchup of the weekend. Springfield travels to Bridgeport in a battle of two teams at the top of the Northeast Division.
Next Five Games: STJ 1/23, @ RCH 1/25, @ TOR 1/26, MCH 2/1, ADK 2/2