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GAMEDAY: @ Norfolk 1/23
January 23, 2015Posted by on
Away Game: 20
AHL Game: 618
Who: Norfolk Admirals
Where: Norfolk Scope
When: 7:30 p.m.
Last Game: Wednesday in Wilkes-Barre, the Pens beat the St. John’s IceCaps 5-1. Conor Sheary had two goals and was named first star of the game. For Norfolk, they hosted the Charlotte Checkers Wednesday and won 3-2 in overtime. Josh Manson scored the overtime winner with a second left on the clock.
Last Meeting: Friday, January 9 the Penguins were shutout by the Admirals 2-0. Jason LaBarbera had a 27 save shutout
Record: For WBS: 21-17-1-3 (46 pts., 2nd place East Division) — For NOR: 16-21-2-2 (36 pts., 5th place East Division)
Why you should care: The Penguins six game losing streak started right around the last time these two teams met two weeks ago. Does that trend continue tonight into this weekend in Virginia?
Referee(s): Mark Lemelin
Linesmen: Shandor Alphonso / Jud Ritter
Television: AHL Live
Other Game to Watch: The Toronto Marlies are in Hamilton in a key North Division matchup against the Bulldogs.
Next Five Games: @ NOR 1/24, @ SPR 1/30, LV 1/31, SPR 2/3, @ HER 2/7
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