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Eastern Conference Final Game 3: St. John’s IceCaps (Series Tied 1-1)

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Eastern Conference Final Game 3 — St. John’s IceCaps

AHL Game: M3

Who: St. John’s IceCaps

Where: Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza

When: 7:05 p.m.

Series:  Series Tied 1-1 (best of seven)

Media Kit

Last Game:  Sunday in Game 2 in St. John’s, the Pens lost 2-1. Wilkes-Barre hit five posts in the game and IceCaps net minder Michael Hutchinson made 34 saves as the IceCaps evened the best-of-seven series at a game a pice with a 2-1 win. Anton Zlobin had the only goal for the Penguins in the loss.

What to Watch For: Last game it was IceCap Improvement, this time I’ll say Penguin Improvement. No one in that Wilkes-Barre locker room is going to blame the five posts that they hit in the loss as an excuse in why the series is split shifting back to Northeastern Pennsylvania. The Penguins know they need to be better, so look for them to be as they try to take a 2-1 series lead tonight on home ice.

Referee(s): Mark Lemelin / Darcy Burchell

Linesmen: Trent Knorr / Francis Trempe

Twitter: @wbspenguins / @WBSGameDay / @IceCapsAHL

Facebook: /WilkesBarreScrantonPenguins // /stjohnsicecaps

Instagram: wbspenguins / stjohnsicecaps

Beat Writers: @CVBombulie / @telyrobinshort / @telybrendan

Broadcasters: For WBS: Mike O’Brien @MikeOBrienWBS / For STJ: Brian Rodgers

Fan Bloggers: @nafsnep / @CharlesMDart

Radio: For WBS: 103.1 WILK-FM / For St. John’s: Listen Live

Television: AHL Live

When is Game 4?: Tomorrow night in Wilkes-Barre at 7:05 p.m.

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