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GAMEDAY: @ Lehigh Valley 4/19
April 19, 2015Posted by on
Away Game: 38
AHL Game: 1138
Who: Lehigh Valley Phantoms
Where: PPL Center
When: 5:05 p.m.
Lats Game: Last night at home, the Penguins beat the Norfolk Admirals 5-5. Jayson Megna had a hat trick, the first Penguins hat trick at home since Eric Tangradi in 2012. For Lehigh Valley, the Phantoms were in Hershey last night ad lost 5-1. Brett Hextall scored the only goal for the Phantoms in the loss.
Last Meeting: April 8 in Allentown, the Pens won 3-0. Matt Murray had a 30 save shutout.
Record: For WBS: 44-24-3-4 (95 pts., 2nd place East Division) — For LV: 33-34-7-1 (74 pts., 4th place East Division)
Why you should care: If Matt Murray starts, he has a chance to tie the record for AHL shutouts in a season. If not, it’s a carefree day because the Penguins really don’t have anything to play for with the 4 seed locked up and a date with the Syracuse Crunch already set.
Referee(s): Jon McIsaac / Garrett Rank
Linesmen: Tom George / Ryan Knapp
Fan Bloggers: @nafsnep
Television: AHL Live
Other Game to Watch: Portland is in Worcester today. A loss by the Pirates gives the Springfield Falcons, who are idle today, the 8 seed. A win by Portland and they are in.
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