Home Game: 15
AHL Game: 393
Who: Hershey Bears
Where: Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza
When: 4:05 p.m.
Last Game: Last night in Allentown against the Phantoms, the Pens lost in a shootout 2-1. J-S Dea had the only goal for the Pens in the loss. For Hershey, reigning AHL Player of the Week Chirs Conner stayed hot with a goal and three assists as the Bears defeated the Binghamton Senators by a score of 5-2.
Last Meeting: Last Sunday in Hershey, the Pens won 3-2. Derrick Pouliot had two goals for the Pens in the win.
Record: For WBS: 15-9-1-2 (33 pts., 1st place East Division) — For HER: 14-10-1-1 (30 pts., 2nd place East Division)
Why you should care: If the Penguins can close out the weekend with against Hershey today, it would bloat the lead over the Bears to five points. A loss would mean a point separates the Penguins and Bears for the division lead.
Referee(s): Kendrick Nicholson / Evgeny Romasko
Linesmen: Leo Boylan / Ryan Knapp
Twitter: @wbspenguins / @WBSGameDay / @TheHersheyBears
Facebook: /WilkesBarreScrantonPenguins // /TheHersheyBears
Instagram: wbspenguins / thehersheybears
Beat Writers: @CVBombulie / @TLTomVenesky // @timleone
Broadcasters: WBS: Mike O’Brien @MikeOBrienWBS / HER: Scott Stuccio @ScottStuccio
Fan Bloggers: @nafsnep / @ChocHockey
Radio: For WBS: WILK News Radio / For Hershey: 1460 The Ticket
Television: AHL Live
Other Game to Watch: Albany hosts Lehigh Valley in Atlantic City today.
Next Five Games: ALB 12/19, @ BNG 12/20, @ BNG 12/26, BRI 12/27, NOR 12/28