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GAMEDAY: vs. Bridgeport 3/12
March 12, 2016Posted by on
Home Game: 29
AHL Game: 894
Who: Bridgeport Sound Tigers
Where: Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza
When: 7:05 p.m.
Last Game: Wednesday at home against Lehigh Valley, the Penguins staged a third period comeback down 5-2 and won in overtime 6-5. Penguins captain Tom Kostopoulos has five assists in the game. For Bridgeport, the Sound Tigers were in Syracuse last night and lost 5-2. Bracken Kearns and James Wright scored goals for Bridgeport in the loss.
Last Meeting: February 6 in Wilkes-Barre, the Penguins lost 3-2. Carter Rowney had both goals in the loss.
Record: For WBS: 36-19-4-1 (77 pts., 2nd place Atlantic Division) — For BRI: 31-23-3-3 (68 pts., 5th place Atlantic Division)
Why you should care: Penguins lineup should look retooled and revamped with the additions of Conor Sheary back from Pittsburgh and Oskar Sundqvist coming off of injury. The Penguins will be the fresher group on the ice with Bridgeport having battled the night before in Syracuse. Look for a quick start from the Penguins out of the gate.
Referee(s): Tim Mayer / Michael Mullen
Linesmen: Jason Mandroc / Luke Murray
Fan Bloggers: @nafsnep
Television: AHL Live and locally on MyNetworkTV and on 22 The Point in Pittsburgh
Other Game to Watch: Toronto heads to Providence to take on the P-Bruins where the Bruins have a home point streak currently ongoing since December 4. Does that continues against the best team in the AHL tonight?
Next Five Games: @ BRI 3/13, HER 3/19, @ HER 3/20, BNG 3/23, @ BNG 3/25
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