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Penguins vs. CheckersOctober 7th, 2017
50 days to go.
A fan blog about the AHL's Wilkes-Barre / Scranton Penguins
Away Game: 19
AHL Game: 616
Who: Rochester Americans
Where: Blue Cross Arena
When: 7:05 p.m. EST
Last Game: Wednesday at home vs. St. John’s, the Penguins won 3-0. Brad Thiessen stopped all 26 shots faced. For Rochester, they hosted the Hamilton Bulldogs on Monday and won 6-3. Kevin Porter had a goal and an assist and was named first start of the game.
Last Meeting: October 26 in Wilkes-Barre, the Pens won 5-4 in overtime. Paul Thompson scored the game winner capping of a three point night and was named the first star of the game. It was the Penguins first win of the season.
Record: For WBS: 20-17-2-1 (43 pts., 3rd place East Division) — For RCH: 21-15-2-1 (45 pts., 4th place North Division)
Why you should care: The Penguins take to the road for a game vs. the Rochester Americans. They can, with another solid effort, win their sixth game in a row. Brad Thiessen is on fire right now. Does he get the start or does Jeff Zatkoff?
Referee(s): Mark Lemelin
Linesmen: Brian Lemon / Chris Woodworth
Television: AHL Live
Next Five Games: @ TOR 1/26, MCH 2/1, ADK 2/2, @ HER 2/3, @ NOR 2/8
Other Game to Watch: Binghamton and Syracuse are at the top of the East Division. They don’t like each other. One point separates the East Division leading B-Sens and the Crunch. They play tonight in Syracuse. That’s the other game to pay attention to.
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