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GAMEDAY: vs. Providence 4/16
April 16, 2016Posted by on
Home Game: 38
Who: Providence Bruins
Where: Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza
When: 7:05 p.m.
Last Game: Last night in Allentown the Pens won 2-1. Casey DeSmith stopped 26 shots and Jake Guentzel scored the go ahead goal in the third period to get the Pens the win… For Providence, the Bruins beat Springfield at home 3-1 on Wednesday. Jeremy Smith stopped 27 shots and co-Rooike of the Year Frank Vatrano had a goal, giving him 34 goals on the year in just 34 games played.
Last Meeting: March 26 in Wilkes-Barre, the Pens lost 5-0. Nothing went right for Wilkes-Barre that night.
Record: For WBS 43-26-4-1 (91 pts. 2nd place Atlantic Division) — For PRO: 39-22-9-4 (91 pts., 3rd place Atlantic Division)
Why you should care: Battle for second place tonight in Wilkes-Barre and most likely a first round Calder Cup Playoff preview. The winner of this game will probably have the upper hand if these two teams meet again in a week to ten days in the playoffs.
Referee(s): Peter MacDougall / Michael Mullen
Linesmen: Shandor Alphonso / Francois Dussureault
Fan Bloggers: @nafsnep
Television: AHL Live and on MyNetworkTV local in Wilkes-Barre
Promotion(s): McDonald’s Fan Appreciation Night | Team Awards
Other Game to Watch: Hershey can still lock up the Atlantic Division title with a win against the Phantoms tonight no matter what the Pens and Bruins do tonight. This is your game to watch.
Remaining Game: @ HER 4/17
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