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Eastern Conference Quarterfinal Game 2: Syracuse Crunch (WBS leads 1-0)


Eastern Conference Quarterfinal — Game 2

AHL Game: D2

Who: Syracuse Crunch

Where: Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza

When: 7:05 p.m.

Series: WBS leads 1-0 (Best of Five)

Media Kit

Last Game: Last night in Wilkes-Barre, Kasperi Kapanen scored twice in a span of 1:40 as the Penguins took Game 1 by a score of 5-1. Kapanen was named the first star of the game.

What to watch for: For the Penguins, repetition. For the Crunch, killer instinct. The Penguins can not rest on their laurels and expect the Crunch to lie down and wither away just because they lost last night by four goals. Syracuse needs to come out and take control of the game from the jump if they want to have visions of taking this series back to Syracuse tied at a game a piece.

Referee(s): Terry Koharski / Keith Kaval

Linesmen: Shandor Alphonso / Francis Trempe

Twitter: @wbspenguins / @WBSGameDay / @SyracuseCrunch

Facebook: /WilkesBarreScrantonPenguins // /syracusecrunch

Instagram: wbspenguins / officialsyracusecrunch

Beat Writers: @CVBombulie / @TLTomVenesky // @syrhockey

Broadcasters: For WBS: Mike O’Brien @MikeOBrienWBS / For SYR: Dan D’Uva @Dan_DUva

Fan Bloggers: @nafsnep / @Allovimo

Radio: For WBS: WILK NewsRadio / For Syracuse: ESPN Radio Central New York

Television: AHL Live

When is Game 3?: Wednesday night in Syracuse at 7.

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