Away Game: 31
AHL Game: 831
Who: Lehigh Valley Phantoms
Where: PPL Center
When: 7:05 p.m.
Last Game: Sunday in Providence, the Pens lost 3-2. The P-Bruins put up 50 shots on the Wilkes-Barre nets. The P enguins scored two shorthanded goals. For Lehigh Valley, they were in Syracuse on Wednesday and won in a shootout 3-2. Anthony Stolarz stopped 51 of 53 shots.
Last Meeting: January 30 in Wilkes-Barre, the Pens lost 5-3. It was a McDonald’s fest. Colin McDonald had two goals, Andrew MacDonald had three assists for the Phantoms in the win. Scott Wilson had two goals and Conor Sheary had two assists.
Record: For WBS: 33-18-4-1 (71 pts., 2nd place Atlantic Division) — For LV: 27-26-2-3 (59 pts., 7th place Atlantic Division)
Why you should care: Should be interesting to see who steps onto the ice first for warmups. That’s usually goaltenders you know. Stolarz stopped 51 shots Wednesday. Brian Foster by rights should start the game and let Tristan Jarry start back to back games against Hershey Saturday and Sunday.
Referee(s): Stephen Reneau / Evgeny Romasko
Linesmen: Tom George / Bill Lyons
Twitter: @WBSPenguins and @WBSGameDay / @LVPhantoms
Facebook: /WilkesBarreScrantonPenguins / /LehighValleyPhantoms
Instagram: wbspenguins / lehighvalleyphantoms
Beat Writers: @CVSethLakso and @TLTomVenesky / @SteveGrossMCall
Broadcasters: WBS: Mike O’Brien @MikeOBrienWBS / For Lehigh Valley: Bob Rotruck @BobRotruck
Fan Bloggers: @nafsnep
Radio: For WBS: WILK Newsradio / For Lehigh Valley: Fox 1470
Television: AHL Live
Other Game to Watch: The Sound Tigers are in Providence taking on the Bruins tonight. These are two teams chasing an Atlantic Division playoff spot.
Next Five Games: @ HER 3/5, HER 3/6, LV 3/9, BRI 3/12, @ BRI 3/13