Home Game: 30
AHL Game: 937
Who: Hershey Bears
Where: Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza
When: 7:05 p.m.
Last Game: Sunday in Bridgeport, the Pens lost 3-2. Carter Rowney and Tim Erixon scored goals for the Pens in the loss. For Hershey, the Bears were in St. Johns on Sunday and won 3-2. Zach Sill scored with 1:05 left to secure the win.
Last Meeting: March 6 in Wilkes-Barre, the Penguins won 5-4. Carter Rowney scored three goals three different ways.
Record: For WBS: 36-21-4-1 (77 pts., 2nd place Atlantic Division) — For HER: 35-17-3-7 (80 pts., 1st place Atlantic Division)
Why you should care: Big game for both teams tonight who have had the entire week to prepare with neither team playing last night and both knowing the importance of this game and weekend series which could really wrap up the division for the Bears with a sweep of the Penguins or bring the Penguins right back into the picture with a sweep of their own.
Referee(s): Ryan Fraser / Cameron Voss
Linesmen: Bob Goodman / Matt McNulty
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 / MyNetwork TV local in Wilkes-Barre
Promotion(s): St. Patrick’s Day Celebration | Shamrock Jersey Auction | Boy Scout Night
Other Game to Watch: Portland is in Bridgeport. The Sound Tigers are jus three points back of the Penguins for second in the division.
Next Five Games: @ HER 3/20, BNG 3/23, @ BNG 3/25, PRO 3/26, SPR 3/29