Home Game: 1
AHL Game: 22
Who: Hartford Wolf Pack
Where: Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza
When: 7:05 p.m.
Last Game: This is the first game of the season for the Penguins. For Hartford, the Wolf Pack opened their season at home last night against St. John’s and won 6-3. 12 different Wolf Pack players recorded at least a point in the game.
Record: For WBS: First game of the season — For HFD: 1-0-0-0 (2 pts., 1st place Atlantic Division)
Why you should care: Penguins open their eighteenth season at home against the Hartford Wolf Pack. The Penguins boast a revamped defensive corps and have some firepower up front. Should be a good early test for both teams tonight in Wilkes-Barre.
Referee(s): David Banfield / Guillaume Labonte
Linesmen: Matt McNulty / Luke Murray
Twitter: @wbspenguins and @WBSGameDay / @WolfPackAHL
Facebook: /WilkesBarreScrantonPenguins // /HartfordWolfPack
Instagram: wbspenguins / hartford_wolfpack
Beat Writers: @CVSethLakso and @TLTomVenesky / @HowlingsToday
Broadcasters: For WBS: Mike O’Brien @MikeOBrienWBS and Nick Hart @_NickHart // For HFD: Bob Crawford @HawkCrawford
Fan Bloggers: @nafsnep
Radio: For WBS: WILK NewsRadio / For Hartford: Fox Sports Radio 1410
Television: AHL Live / WYOU TV in Wilkes-Barre
Promotion(s): Opening Night, Geisinger Health System 2016-17 Season Magnetic Schedule (First 5,000)
Other Game to Watch: How good are the Phantoms going to be? They kickoff their campaign at home against the new look Springfield Thunderbirds.
Next Five Games: SPR 10/21, SYR 10/22, @ HER 10/23, ALB 10/26, @ SPR 10/29