GAMEDAY: @ Portland 1/22
January 22, 2016
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AHL Game: 591
Who: Portland Pirates
Where: Cross Insurance Arena
When: 7:00 p.m.
Last Game: Last Saturday in Syracuse, the Pens lost 4-2. J-S Dea and Josh Archibald had goals. For the Pirates, they beat Providence 2-1 on Sunday. Sam Brittain stopped 45 of 46 shots.
Record: For WBS: 28-9-0-1 (57 pts., 1st place Atlantic Division) — For POR: 23-13-1-0 (47 pts., 2nd Atlantic Division)
Why you should care: Important test for both teams tonight. The Penguins are the powerhouse team in the division. The Pirates have been on the rise of the past few weeks and are ready to take on the Penguins for two games this weekend. Should be a great contest.
Referee(s): Olivier Gouin / David Banfield
Linesmen: Joe Ross / Steven Waters
Twitter: @wbspenguins / @WBSGameDay / @portlandpirates
Facebook: /WilkesBarreScrantonPenguins // /PortlandPirates
Instagram: wbspenguins / piratesahl
Beat Writers: @CVSethLakso / @TLTomVenesky // @Chris_MHJ
Broadcasters: WBS: Mike O’Brien @MikeOBrienWBS / POR: Jeff Mannix @JeffMannix
Fan Bloggers: @nafsnep
Radio: For WBS: WILK NewsRadio / For Portland: News Talk 1310 WLOB
Television: AHL Live
Other Game to Watch: San Jose is in Ontario later on and Barracuda Head Coach Roy Sommer is looking to tie Bun Cook for all time wins in the AHL. His team is trying to knock off the Reign from the Pacific Division lead.
Next Five Games: @ POR 1/23, @ PRO 1/24, HFD 1/27, @ LV 1/29, vs. LV 1/30