Home Game: 20
AHL Game: 521
Who: Utica Comets
Where: Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza
When: 7:05 p.m.
Last Game: Last night in Allentown, the Pens beat the Lehigh Valley Phantoms 4-3. All seven goals were scored in the first period with Josh Archibald scoring two of them. For Utica, they were in Binghamton and lost 6-3. John Kurtz scored a goal and was one of only two Comets players with a positive +/-.
Record: For WBS: 25-8-0-1 (51 pts., 1st place Atlantic Division) — For UTI: 16-13-3-2 (37 pts., place North Division)
Why you should care: The Penguins welcome in the defending Western Conference Champion Utica Comets in for the first meeting in two seasons. It’s expected that Tristan Jarry gets the start in net tonight for the Penguins in his first game back since December 16. Comets are coming in having lost four in a row.
Referee(s): Jake Brenk / Ryan Murphy
Linesmen: Tom DellaFranco / Scott Pimento
Twitter: @wbspenguins / @WBSGameDay // @UticaComets / @CometsInGame
Facebook: /WilkesBarreScrantonPenguins // /UticaComets
Instagram: wbspenguins / uticacomets
Beat Writers: @CVSethLakso and @TLTomVenesky / @CometsTales and @OD_Birnell
Broadcasters: WBS: Mike O’Brien @MikeOBrienWBS / UTI: Brendan Burke @brendanmburke
Fan Bloggers: @nafsnep / @CometsArmy
Radio: For WBS: WILK Newsradio / For Utica: 94.9 K-Rock
Television: AHL Live
Other Game to Watch: How about Bridgeport taking the trip about 50 miles North to the Connecticut capital in Hartford taking on the Wolf Pack?
Next Five Games: @ STJ 1/12, @ STJ 1/13, @ SYR 1/16, @ POR 1/22, @ POR 1/23