Away Game: 32
AHL Game: 843
Who: Hershey Bears
Where: Giant Center
When: 7:00 p.m.
Last Game: Last night in Lehigh Valley the Pens won 3-0. Dustin Jeffrey assisted on both of Dominik Simon’s goals and Tristan Jarry had a 35 save shutout, hit fourth of the season. For Hershey, the Bears were in Binghamton last night and beat the Senators 3-1. Sean Collins had a goal and an assist for first star honors.
Last Meeting: February 23 in Wilkes-Barre, the Pens lost 4-1. Carter Rowney had the only goal for the Pens in the loss.
Record: For WBS: 34-18-4-1 (73 pts., 2nd place Atlantic Division) — For HER: 33-15-3-7 (76 pts., 1st place Atlantic Division)
Why you should care: Battle of Atlantic Division powers as the Penguins square off against the Bears in the first of a home and home this weekend with first place in the Atlantic Division on the line. A win by the Bears extends the lead on Wilkes-Barre for the Division lead while a Penguin win in regulation against the Bears puts Wilkes-Barre in first.
Referee(s): Kendrick Nicholson / Stephen Reneau
Linesmen: Tom George / Richard Jondo
Twitter: @wbspenguins / @WBSGameDay / @TheHersheyBears
Facebook: /WilkesBarreScrantonPenguins // /TheHersheyBears
Instagram: wbspenguins / thehersheybears
Beat Writers: @CVSethLakso / @TLTomVenesky // @davesottile
Broadcasters: WBS: Mike O’Brien @MikeOBrienWBS / HER: Scott Stuccio @ScottStuccio
Fan Bloggers: @nafsnep / @ChocHockey
Radio: For WBS: WILK News Radio / For Hershey: 1460 The Ticket
Television: AHL Live
Other Game to Watch: Albany and St. John’s battled each other in a testy affair on The Rock last night with the IceCaps pulling out the win. The two teams rematch today up in Newfoundland.
Next Five Games: HER 3/6, LV 3/9, BRI 3/12, @ BRI 3/13, HER 3/19