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Penguins vs. CheckersOctober 7th, 2017
15 days to go.
A fan blog about the AHL's Wilkes-Barre / Scranton Penguins
Away Game: 31
AHL Game: 938
Who: Syracuse Crunch
Where: Onondaga County War Memorial Arena
When: 7:00 p.m.
Last Game: Sunday at home against Hartford, the Penguins lost 5-2. Josh Archibald and Jayson Megna scored goals in the loss. For Syracuse, the Crunch were in Bridgeport on Sunday and won 2-0. Kristers Gudlevskis had a 29 save shutout.
Last Meeting: January 10 in Syracuse, the Penguins lost 4-3. Jayson Megna had two goals in the losing effort.
Record: For WBS: 36-20-2-4 (78 pts., 2nd place East Division) — For SYR: 36-17-8-0 (80 pts., 1st place Northeast Division)
Why you should care: Important games for both teams tonight. Penguins want to shake off the bad performance Sunday against Hartford. Syracuse wants to stay ahead of the charging Wolf Pack and has its own push for the playoffs as well. Expect an even, competitive matchup.
Referee(s): Cameron Voss / Nic Leduc
Linesmen: Tim Kotyra / Fraser McIntyre
Television: AHL Live
Other Game to Watch: The Bears are in Portland for the first of two this weekend. Portland has won seven straight and has points in its last eight games.
Next Five Games: BNG 3/21, @ LV 3/22, @ BNG 3/27, @ LV 3/28, HFD 4/1