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A fan blog about the AHL's Wilkes-Barre / Scranton Penguins
He lasted the whole game last night and even recorded a shutout, his second in a row, but it was announced today after Penguins practice on Coal Street that Tristan Jarry will miss this weekends games with a lower body injury. Brian Foster will start tomorrow vs. the Toronto Marlies and will have Casey DeSmith as his backup.
Bob Rotruck is the Voice of the Lehigh Valley Phantoms and had this to say about Jarry’s situation last night.[tweet https://twitter.com/bobrotruck/status/677554254849142784] [tweet https://twitter.com/bobrotruck/status/677554682974314496]
Seth had more with quotes from Penguins interim head coach Jay Leach after practice Thursday…[tweet https://twitter.com/CVSethLakso/status/677635646274543617] [tweet https://twitter.com/CVSethLakso/status/677635677098532864] [tweet https://twitter.com/CVSethLakso/status/677635777493393409]
More from Seth here.
The Penguins play at home Friday against the Toronto Marlies and in Syracuse Saturday against the Syracuse Crunch before breaking for the Christmas holiday. The Penguins are back after Christmas in Hershey on December 26.
Alright, let’s get to the Toronto Marlies. The Penguins haven’t played the Marlies since 2014. Let’s take a look at them.
So it’s an even matchup on paper. The Toronto Marlies will be the best team that the Wilkes-Barre / Scranton Penguins have faced this season to date as will the Wilkes-Barre / Scranton Penguins will be the best team that the Toronto Marlies have faced to date.
Buy the ticket, hell they cost just $14 bucks tomorrow, and take the ride.
Gameday setup for this clash of Eastern Conference Titans hits the blog Friday at 3.