Home Game: 1
AHL Game: 19
Who: Lehigh Valley Phantoms
Where: Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza
When: 7:05 p.m.
Record: This is the first game for both teams.
Why you should care: Tonight is the beginning of a renewed rivalry with the Phantoms, whom the Penguins will see 12 times this season. It’s an important game for both teams, Lehigh Valley’s first ever AHL game representing their new area and Wilkes-Barre’s home opener. It’s also a divisional contest, so both teams will want to kick off their season on a winning note.
Referee(s): Jamie Koharski
Linesmen: Bob Goodman / Jud Ritter
Twitter: @WBSPenguins and @WBSGameDay / @LVPhantoms
Facebook: /WilkesBarreScrantonPenguins / /LehighValleyPhantoms
Instagram: wbspenguins / lehighvalleyphantoms
Beat Writers: @CVBombulie and @TLTomVenesky / @gblockus
Broadcasters: WBS: Mike O’Brien @MikeOBrienWBS / For Lehigh Valley: Bob Rotruck @BobRotruck
Fan Bloggers: @nafsnep
Radio: For WBS: WILK Newsradio / For Lehigh Valley: Fox 1470
Television: AHL Live / MyNetwork TV (WQMY-TV / Wilkes-Barre)
Promotion(s): Team Magnetic Schedule, courtesy of Geisinger Health System
Other Game to Watch: The defending East Division Champion Binghamton Senators start their season at home vs. the new look Worcester Sharks on the Southern Tier.
Next Five Games: MCH 10/12, @ STJ 10/17, @ STJ 10/18, @ ALB 10/21, SPR 10/24